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Castro Dina Carmela, Hammer Carol Scheffner, Franco Ximena, Cycyk Lauren M., Scarpino Shelly E., Burchinal Margaret, November 2020
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The diversity of experiences among bilingual children is reflected in the variability of abilities in each of their languages. This paper describes the CECER-DLL Child and Family, and Teacher Questionnaires and discusses the utility of these…

Hammer Carol Scheffner, Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, LaForett Dore R., Paez Mariela M., Buysse Virginia, Espinosa Linda M., Castro Dina Carmela, Lopez Lisa M., Q2 2020
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Over 30% of children in the U.S. are dual language learners (DLLs) who are learning two languages. Understanding the development of both languages for young DLL children in early care and education is critical. However, few have simultaneously…
Bratsch-Hines Mary E., Burchinal Margaret, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Franco Ximena, Q2 2019
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Although publicly-funded prekindergarten (pre-k) programs have been designed to promote children’s school readiness, programs have tended to support early literacy skills to a greater degree than early language skills. Given the importance of…

Horm Diane M., File Nancy, Bryant Donna M., Burchinal Margaret, Raikes Helen, Forestieri Nina, Encinger Amy Johnson, Cobo-Lewis Alan B., Q1 2018
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Ensuring that young children, especially infants and toddlers, experience consistency in child care providers over time is a practice endorsed by multiple professional organizations. This practice, commonly referred to as continuity of care (CoC),…
Ruzek Erik A., Burchinal Margaret, Farkas George, Duncan Greg J., Q1 2014
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Over half of the toddlers in the US experience routine nonparental care, but much less is known about early care than about preschool care. This study analyzed 2-year-old child care and child outcome data from the nationally representative ECLS-B…
Powell Douglas R., Diamond Karen E., Burchinal Margaret, 2012
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A study of the effects of a teacher coaching intervention on children's vocabulary and language scores, based on data from a randomized controlled trial involving 34 Head Start classrooms
Poe Michele, Burchinal Margaret, Roberts Joanne E., 2004
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A longitudinal study of African American children's language and reading development to examine the relations among phonological awareness, language skills, print processing skills, and reading development in prekindergarten and in second grade
Roberts Joanne E., Burchinal Margaret, Zeisel Susan A., 2002
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An examination of the relationship between otitis media with effusion and associated hearing loss during the first 4 years of life, and the language development and academic achievement of children between 4 years of age and second grade, based on a…
Burchinal Margaret, Caskie Grace I. L., 2001
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A discussion of the controversies among professionals of the impact of early group care on young children?s development
Burchinal Margaret, 1999
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A review of studies on the impact of child care quality on young children's development, taking into account the effects of differences between families using and not using nonparental child care.
Burchinal Margaret, Roberts Joanne E., Nabors Laura, Bryant Donna M., 1996
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An analysis of the relationship between quality of center-based child care and infant cognitive and language development among infants from low- and middle-income African American families
Ramey Craig T., Campbell Frances A., Bryant Donna M., Burchinal Margaret, Sparling Joseph, Wasik Barbara H., 1992
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study of the effects of early intervention education for at-risk children beginning in infancy on long term schooling, using data from the Carolina Abecedarian Project
Burchinal Margaret, Lee Marvin W., Ramey Craig T., 1989
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A study of the impacts of university, community and family-based child care systems on the intellectual development of children from socioeconomically disadvantaged families
Roberts Joanne E., Rabinowitch Shoshanna, Bryant Donna M., Burchinal Margaret, Koch Matthew, Ramey Craig T., 1979
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A study of the effects of a language-enriched child care program on the language skills of children three months to five years of age from socioeconomically disadvantaged families