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Vandell Deborah Lowe, Lee Kenneth T.H., Whitaker Anamarie A., Pierce Kim M., January, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Effects associated with early child care and out-of-school time (OST) during middle childhood were examined in a large sample of U.S. adolescents (N = 958). Both higher quality early child care AND more epochs of organized activities (afterschool…
Ansari Arya, Pianta Robert C., October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (N = 1,307) were used to estimate the additive and multiplicative benefits of high-quality child care between birth to 54 months…
United States. Government Accountability Office, April, 2017
Reports & Papers
Education's 21st Century program--funded about $1 billion annually since 2002--supports a broad array of activities outside the school day to improve student outcomes in high-poverty or low-performing K-12 schools. A statement accompanying the…
Vandell Deborah Lowe, Burchinal Margaret, Pierce Kim M., October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Relations between early child care and adolescent functioning at the end of high school (EOHS; [mean] age = 18.3 years) were examined in a prospective longitudinal study of 1,214 children. Controlling for extensive measures of family background,…
Artz Benjamin, Welsch David M., January, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
While the existing literature largely finds that standardized test scores are positively associated with participation in pre-kindergarten programs at the student level, there is little research on the policy effect of publicly providing these…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., Freel Karen, Burchinal Margaret, Educare Learning Network Investigative Team, Q3 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research on early education and care (EEC) dosage, defined as the amount or timing of either current or cumulative participation in EEC programming, generally suggests that more time in high-quality EEC programs is beneficial for children's…
United States. Department of Education. Office for Civil Rights, 21 March, 2014
Reports & Papers
A child's early education, including preschool and elementary school, sets the foundation for his or her future success. The 2011-12 Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) collected early-childhood-education-related data such as preschool access and…
Wisconsin. Department of Public Instruction, April, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Wisconsin 21st Century Community Learning Centers that examines program activities and student attendance and academic performance, based on program reporting data and local evaluation reports
Huston Aletha C., Gupta Anjali E., Walker Jessica, Dowsett Chantelle J., Epps Sylvia R., Imes Amy E., McLoyd Vonnie C., Fall 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the effects of family participation in the New Hope employment-based poverty intervention on the social, academic, and behavioral development of several hundred children eight years after participation
Sabol Terri J., August, 2011
Reports & Papers
The present dissertation takes a multi-systemic approach to examining early childhood education, focusing on the child, classroom, and policy features in early childhood education settings that have the strongest potential to prepare children for…
Dupere Veronique, Leventhal Tama, Crosnoe Robert, Dion Eric, September 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationships between neighborhood socioeconomic advantage, home, child care, and school quality, and children's reading and vocabulary achievement trajectories between ages of 54 months and 15 years, based on a sample of 1,364…
Crosnoe Robert, Leventhal Tama, Wirth R. J., Pierce Kim M., Pianta Robert C., NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, May/June 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between both math and reading achievement and growth and both family socioeconomic status and environmental stimulation at home, in preschool, in child care, and in 1st-grade classrooms, from a secondary analysis of data…
Black Alison R., Somers Marie-Andree, Doolittle Fred C., Unterman Rebecca, Grossman Jean Baldwin, September 2009
Reports & Papers
Impacts after the second year of implementation of the Evaluation of Enhanced Academic Instruction in After-School Programs, a two-year intervention and random assignment evaluation of structured math and reading instruction in after school programs…
Black Alison R., Doolittle Fred C., Zhu Pei, Unterman Rebecca, Grossman Jean Baldwin, June 2008
Reports & Papers
Impacts after the first year of implementation of the Evaluation of Enhanced Academic Instruction in After-School Programs, a two-year intervention and random assignment evaluation of structured math and reading instruction in after school programs…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2008
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on 3,342 students from 33 states assessed from…