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Early Milestones Colorado, January, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Ideal Learning, also referred to as whole child or student-centered learning, is an approach that focuses on all aspects of a young child’s development, including physical, academic, and social-emotional growth. Pressure on public educators and…
Maryland State Child Care Association, Maryland State Child Care Association, 04 May, 2020
Reports & Papers
This is a tally of 309 responses from a statewide survey of COVID-19 pandemic-related issues faced by child care sites in Maryland. Child care providers were asked questions about changes to operating status, ability to adjust to smaller classes,…
Bergey Rebecca, Quick Heather, Anthony Jennifer, Manship Karen, White Lisa J., Handjojo Candice, Hauser Alison, Keuter Shannon, January, 2020
Reports & Papers
Initial findings from the First 5 California-funded Dual Language Learner Pilot Study indicate that overall beliefs about bilingualism and policies in place to support dual language learners (DLLs) are shifting in a direction that promotes the…
Hamm Katie, Baider Allegra, White Catherine, Robbins Katherine Gallagher, Sarri Cathy, Stockhausen Megan, Perez Nina, October, 2019
Other
The United States can and should build a child care system that provides affordable options for families with children from birth through school age. Families would select from a range of child care options that meets their child's needs and…
Public Citizens for Children and Youth, October, 2019
Other
Here's what can happen if we make sure the families who are low and mid-income can afford high-quality care for their babies and toddlers: Children get a strong start in life and their parents can work and know their child's development is being…
Public Citizens for Children and Youth, October, 2019
Executive Summary
Here's what can happen if we make sure the families who are low and mid-income can afford high-quality care for their babies and toddlers: Children get a strong start in life and their parents can work and know their child's development is being…
Whitehurst Grover J., 20 December, 2018
Other
I propose a different way of thinking about the role of early experience, which I call the good-enough model. It is an evolutionary perspective that sees the human species as having evolved in circumstances that support normal development of brain…
Whitehurst Grover J., 20 December, 2018
Executive Summary
I propose a different way of thinking about the role of early experience, which I call the good-enough model. It is an evolutionary perspective that sees the human species as having evolved in circumstances that support normal development of brain…
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration of Children and Families (ACF) funds numerous data collection efforts through research studies on a wide-range of early childhood topics within and across child care,…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2018
Other
The child care and early education glossary defines terms used to describe aspects of child care and early education practice and policy. (author abstract)
Oregon Child Care Research Partnership, August, 2016
Other
This glossary presents a list of terminology and definitions used to discuss state support, regulation, and involvement in early care and education services in the State of Oregon. Interspersed with Oregon-specific terms are terms which are both…
Kena Grace, Hussar William J., McFarland Joel, Brey Cristobal de, Musu-Gillette Lauren, Wang Xiaolei, Zhang Jijun, Rathbun Amy, Wilkinson-Flicker Sidney, Diliberti Melissa, Barmer Amy, Bullock Mann Farrah, Velez Erin Dunlop, May, 2016
Other
This report provides an annual statistical overview of the status and progress of education in the United States, including student enrollment patterns in preprimary programs.
Oliver Annie, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The National Research Conference on Early Childhood (formerly known as the Head Start National Research Conference) facilitates conversation between policymakers, researchers and practitioners serving families with young children. The conference…
Pasolli Lisa, 2015
Other
This book is a history of approaches and attitudes towards both the care of children and the role of working mothers in society in the province of British Columbia, Canada, from 1910 through the mid-2010s with a focus on the eras of the two world…