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Doyle Orla, Harmon Colm, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Logue Caitriona, Moon Seong Hyeok, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
The literature on skill formation and human capital development clearly demonstrates that early investment in children is an equitable and efficient policy with large returns in adulthood. Yet little is known about the mechanisms involved in…
Doyle Orla, Harmon Colm, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Logue Caitriona, Moon Seong Hyeok, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
The literature on skill formation and human capital development clearly demonstrates that early investment in children is an equitable and efficient policy with large returns in adulthood. Yet little is known about the mechanisms involved in…
Doyle Orla, Harmon Colm, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Logue Caitriona, Moon Seong Hyeok, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
The literature on skill formation and human capital development clearly demonstrates that early investment in children is an equitable and efficient policy with large returns in adulthood. Yet little is known about the mechanisms involved in…
Duncan Greg J., Sojourner Aaron J., December, 2012
Reports & Papers
An estimation of the relationship of participation in a comprehensive early childhood development intervention to income-based differences in child cognitive development and school readiness, based on secondary analyses of data from the nationally…
Doyle Orla, April, 2012
Reports & Papers
Baseline findings on parental sociodemographics, maternal well-being, maternal health and pregnancy, parenting, social support, and service use from an experimental evaluation in Dublin, Ireland, of Preparing for Life, a comprehensive school…
Duncan Greg J., Sojourner Aaron J., 06 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An estimation of the relationship of participation in a comprehensive early childhood development intervention to income-based differences in child cognitive development and school readiness, based on secondary analyses of data from the nationally…
Sparling Joseph, December, 2011
Other
A discussion of the Abecedarian Approach and its role in supporting child development
Reynolds Arthur J., Hayakawa Cathy Momoko, 2011
Other
An overview of the indicators used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Child-Parent Center Education Program and a discussion of the program's features
Langford Rachel, April 2010
Reports & Papers
An exploration of various curricula developed and adopted by provinces across Canada, and a discussion of ways in which early childhood curriculum frameworks address issues of diversity within the provinces
University of Missouri--Columbia. Center for Family Policy and Research, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Recommendations of best practices for early childhood programs to support dual language learners (DLL), based on findings from a needs assessment of DLL in Head Start programs in Missouri
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2009
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 more than 3,342 students assessed from grades…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, May 2008
Reports & Papers
Findings from a longitudinal investigation of the influence of the Positive Youth Development (PYD) model on adolescent development and maturity, and findings from an examination of participation in a smoking prevention program on children's health…
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…
National Forum on Early Childhood Program Evaluation, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the impacts at age 18 of the Infant Health and Development Program, a randomized clinical trial of comprehensive services for low birthweight infants
Wright Michelle S., Copeman Abby, December, 2007
Other
A description of states? recognition of cultural and language components of early education as reflected in early learning standards in nine states