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Herrera Sarah, Phillips Beth M., Newton Yi-Chieh, Dombek Jennifer L., Hernandez James A., July 2021
Literature Review

Children entering kindergarten vary greatly in their language and literacy skills. Therefore, up-to-date information about evidence-based practices is essential for early childhood educators and policymakers as they support preschool children’s…

Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, July 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This study snapshot presents key findings from a review of literature about early language and literacy interventions.

Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, July 2021
Other

This document includes the search, screening, and review processes for the report; technical results and key terms; effects of interventions by domain and outcome type; implementation characteristics of the interventions; research basis for the…

Moffett Lillie, 2021
Reports & Papers

Given the well-documented relation between executive functioning (EF) and math skills in preschool, there is a surprising lack of evidence on early intervention approaches that have successfully, and consistently, impacted both EF and math skills…

Chaparro Juan, Sojourner Aaron J., Wiswall Matthew, February, 2020
Reports & Papers
This paper combines multiple sources of information on early childhood development in a unified model for analysis of a wide range of early childhood policy interventions. We develop a model of child care in which households decide both the…
Oliva-Olson Carola, October, 2019
Reports & Papers
This study compares classroom quality and improvements in children’s language skills for programs implementing two Head Start classroom language models: (1) dual language model and (2) English with home language support (EHLS). The dual language…
Oliva-Olson Carola, October, 2019
Executive Summary
This study compares classroom quality and improvements in children’s language skills for programs implementing two Head Start classroom language models: (1) dual language model and (2) English with home language support (EHLS). The dual language…
Warren Shannon M., Barnett Melissa A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Using a mixed methods approach, this collaborative study investigates patterns of Head Start home-classroom (dis)continuity and how those patterns of experience relate to self-regulation. Specifically, this study will address the following…

Argue Sarah, Holland Greg O., 2019
Reports & Papers

In Act 49 of the Second Extraordinary Session of 2003, the Arkansas State Legislature expanded the Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) prekindergarten program and provided explicit instruction to target school districts in which at least 75 percent of…

Bailey Rebecca, Barnes Sophie P., Park Christine, Sokolovic Nina, Jones Stephanie M., May, 2018
Other

The purpose of this Compendium is to provide information about the range of measures available to assess executive function (EF) and other regulation-related skills. The field of EF and other regulation-related research is broad, rapidly-growing…

Argue Sarah, Holland Greg O., 2018
Reports & Papers

In Act 49 of the Second Extraordinary Session of 2003, the Arkansas State Legislature expanded the Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) prekindergarten program and provided explicit instruction to target school districts in which at least 75 percent of…

Guzman-Orth Danielle, Lopez Alexis A., Tolentino Florencia, August, 2017
Other
Dual language learners (DLLs) and the various educational programs that serve them are increasing in number across the country. This framework lays out a conceptual approach for dual language assessment tasks designed to measure the language and…
Henderson Davis E., May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Purpose: Over-identification of Navajo Head Start children into special education on the Navajo Reservation has come to the attention of Tribal leaders, Educational leaders, and parents due to the use of invalid assessment measures. Dynamic…
First 5 LA, 06 March, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
First 5 LA's 2015-2020 Strategic Plan aims to improve outcomes for the greatest number of children prenatal to 5 in Los Angeles County by working with partners to strengthen families, build community capacity, increase access to high quality early…
Ackerman Debra J., Friedman-Krauss Allison, 2017
Other
The early education field increasingly is recognizing the key role played by young children's executive function (EF) skills, generally defined as the cognitive abilities that consciously support goal-directed behaviors. To provide the field with an…