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Gormley, Jr. William T., 19 August, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the relationship between scientific research and public policy, the factors that can promote the use of research by public officials, and examples of use and non-use of published research findings in early childhood education policy…
Gormley, Jr. William T., June, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the impacts of Oklahoma's publicly-funded, universal prekindergarten program on the early reading, writing, and math skills of Hispanic students in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Gormley, Jr. William T., Phillips Deborah A., Gayer Ted, June, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study comparing the impacts on children's early reading, writing, and math skills of participating in Head Start or participating in Oklahoma's universal prekindergarten program, and relating the variation in impacts to differences in classroom…
Gormley, Jr. William T., 08 November, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of the impacts of Oklahoma's publicly-funded, universal prekindergarten program on the early reading, writing, and math skills of Hispanic students in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the variation of impacts with primary language spoken in the child's…
Gormley, Jr. William T., Summer 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
In the pages that follow, I summarize and critique a growing body of literature on child care, Head Start, pre-K, and early childhood demonstration programs. I define these terms as follows: child care--regularly scheduled nonparental care for…
Phillips Deborah A., Gormley, Jr. William T., Lowenstein Amy E., 30 March, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study comparing classroom time spent on instruction, instructional quality, and predictors of quality in publicly-funded universal prekindergarten programs with Head Start programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma, based on classroom observations and teacher…
Gormley, Jr. William T., January, 2007
Literature Review
A summary and critique of the growing body of literature on child care and early education demonstration programs, with an examination of the public policy implications of this research
Gormley, Jr. William T., Cymrot Helen, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the strategies used by child advocacy groups that seek to influence public policy at the state level
Gormley, Jr. William T., Phillips Deborah A., February 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the policy implications of findings from an Oklahoma-based study regarding the effects of universal pre-kindergarten programs on child outcomes
Gormley, Jr. William T., Gayer Ted, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the effects of Oklahoma?s universal pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) program for four-year-olds on the cognitive, motor, and language development of children attending Pre-K in Tulsa Public Schools
Gormley, Jr. William T., Cymrot Helen, 2004
Reports & Papers
An assessment of motivation behavior of 50 child advocacy groups within the U.S. that seek to influence public policy at the state level
Gormley, Jr. William T., Cymrot Helen, 2004
Reports & Papers
A discussion of influences on child care advocacy and interest groups in the United States, as well as their dynamics and strategies
Gormley, Jr. William T., Phillips Deborah A., 2003
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the policy implications of findings from an Oklahoma-based study regarding the effects of universal pre-kindergarten programs on child outcomes
Gormley, Jr. William T., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparative analysis of early education and care regulatory systems in France, Germany, Sweden, and the United States designed to help increase understanding of regulatory practices, innovations, and issues from a cross-national perspective
Gormley, Jr. William T., Lucas Jessica, 2000
Reports & Papers
An examination of the association between financial incentives and reimbursement, accreditation, and child care quality, based on accreditation data from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for Florida, Kentucky,…