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Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Schneider William, Chor Elise, Sabol Terri J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Amanda Sheffield, King Christopher T., November/December 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Two-generation human capital programs seek to promote the education of parents and children simultaneously. This study examines relations between family participation in CareerAdvance, which recruits parents of Head Start children into a workforce…
Kabay Sarah B., Weiland Christina, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, October-December 2020
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Though there is an expanding field of research on public prekindergarten, there is a relatively little comprehensive investigation into what public prekindergarten costs. We address some of the absences in the literature by analyzing public-sector…
Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Gomez Celia J., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sanchez Amy, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Q3 2020
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Innovation in English as a Second Language (ESL) services to support Latino immigrant parents and their children is needed, and this study examines a novel program that suggests future directions for the field. The Community Action Project of Tulsa…
Rojas Natalia M., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Pamela A., Kamboukos Dimitra, Dawson-McClure Spring, Brotman Laurie Miller, Q2 2020
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An increasing number of young children nationally participate in preschool education, yet very little is known about the influence of peers' behavioral regulation, such as maintaining focus on a task in the face of distractions and inhibiting a…
Joo Young Sun, Magnuson Katherine A., Duncan Greg J., Schindler Holly S., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Ziol-Guest Kathleen M., January, 2020
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This study uses data from a comprehensive meta-analytic database of early childhood education (ECE) program evaluations published between 1960 and 2007 in the United States to examine the incremental effects of adding enhancement program components…
Weiland Christina, Unterman Rebecca, Shapiro Anna, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, October, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief summarizes findings from the Sustaining the Boost project, an Institute of Education Sciences-funded study of the Boston Public Schools prekindergarten program. We extended what is known about the program in four different recent…
Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Morris Amanda Sheffield, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Guminski Sarah, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
CAP Tulsa's Head Start programs are of unusually high quality and have well-documented benefits to child school readiness and academic achievement in middle school. (Gormley, Phillips, & Gayer, 2008; Phillips, Gormley, & Anderson, 2016) The…
Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Morris Amanda Sheffield, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Guminski Sarah, May, 2019
Executive Summary
Past evaluations found that CareerAdvance(R) was associated with improved parent education, employment in the healthcare sector, and psychological well-being after one year. (Chase-Lansdale et al., 2018). The central question of this brief is…
Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Schneider William, Chor Elise, Sabol Terri J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Amanda Sheffield, King Christopher T., May, 2019
Reports & Papers
CAP Tulsa's Head Start programs are of unusually high quality and have well-documented benefits to child school readiness and academic achievement in middle school (Gormley, Phillips, & Gayer, 2008; Phillips, Gormley, & Anderson, 2016). The…
Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Schneider William, Chor Elise, Sabol Terri J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Amanda Sheffield, King Christopher T., May, 2019
Executive Summary
The current study evaluates the effects on children's attendance and chronic absence of CareerAdvance(R), a career pathway training program for parents of children enrolled in Head Start. It also examines whether the program is more effective in…
McCoy Dana Charles, Salhi Carmel, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Black Maureen M., Britto Pia Rebello, Fink Gunther, May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Recent international development efforts have emphasized the importance of supporting early childhood development, yet little is known about the availability of early learning opportunities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The present…
Morris Pamela A., Connors Maia C., Friedman-Krauss Allison, McCoy Dana Charles, Weiland Christina, Feller Avi, Page Lindsay C., Bloom Howard S., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, April-June 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article synthesizes findings from a reanalysis of data from the Head Start Impact Study with a focus on impact variation. This study addressed whether the size of Head Start's impacts on children's access to center-based and high-quality care…
Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Schneider William, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Small Mario Luis, King Christopher T., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, February, 2018
Other
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We propose a two-generation anti-poverty strategy to improve the economic fortunes of children in the United States. Our policy bridges two traditionally siloed interventions to boost their impacts: Head Start for children and career pathway…
Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Wuermli Alice, Raikes H. Abigail, Kim Sharon, Kabay Sarah B., 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
With decades of evidence to support early childhood development (ECD) programs and policies, investment in ECD has expanded worldwide. Currently, over 70 nations have national ECD legislation, the majority in the last 20 years. However, with these…
McCoy Dana Charles, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Ziol-Guest Kathleen M., Duncan Greg J., Schindler Holly S., Magnuson Katherine A., Yang Rui, Koepp Andrew, Shonkoff Jack P., November, 2017
Reports & Papers
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Despite calls to expand early childhood education (ECE) in the United States, questions remain regarding its medium- and long-term impacts on educational outcomes. We use meta-analysis of 22 high-quality experimental and quasi-experimental studies…