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Connors-Tadros Lori, Northey Kaitlin, Frede Ellen, Hodges Katherine S., Jost Tracy, May 2021
Reports & Papers

In this report we share the results of case studies of four SOELs. To set the stage for the case studies, we highlight, in Section 1, the prior research that contributed to our conceptual framework. In Section 2 we describe our methodology. We…

Connors-Tadros Lori, Northey Kaitlin, Frede Ellen, Hodges Katherine S., Jost Tracy, May 2021
Executive Summary

This study sought to fill a gap in the literature regarding leadership in SOELs, how teams implement policy, and how an enabling environment with a commitment to a shared vision can produce a coherent and aligned early childhood education system…

Garcia Elisa B., Tunzi Dominique, Frede Ellen, Gehres Stephanie, April 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

There have been many resources developed to provide information and approaches on how to support families and children experiencing homelessness. This brief considers these resources and presents an overview of family homelessness and information…

Weisenfeld GG, Frede Ellen, 2021
Reports & Papers

This report reviews the current integration of FCCs in publicly-funded pre-K. This is followed by a discussion of the potential opportunities and challenges derived from an analysis of current state policies and the FCC literature base.…

Weisenfeld GG, Frede Ellen, Barnett W. Steven, 29 July, 2018
Other
This review includes programs meeting NIEER's definition of state-funded preschool programs: Programs must be funded, controlled and directed by the state and serve at least 1% of the state's 3- and/or 4-year-old population. The focus of the program…
Nores Milagros, Friedman-Krauss Allison, Frede Ellen, July, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
There is a demographic trend of strong increases in dual language learners (DLL). Yet, Hispanics and Hispanic DLLs lag behind their white peers in access to preschool and achievement. Research has shown that high-quality preschool can reduce…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Friedman-Krauss Allison, Frede Ellen, Nores Milagros, Hustedt Jason T., Howes Carollee, Daniel-Echols Marijata, April-June 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
State-funded prekindergarten (preK) programs are increasingly common across the country. This study estimated the effects of eight state-funded preK programs (Arkansas, California, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and West…
Martella Jana, Grafwallner Rolf, Walpole Sharon, Frede Ellen, McBride Lauren, 01 June, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar provides an overview of the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program (SRCLP), a competitive grant program intended to advance literacy skills in children from birth through 12th grade. Priorities include serving disadvantaged…
Martella Jana, Grafwallner Rolf, Walpole Sharon, Frede Ellen, McBride Lauren, 01 June, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides an overview of the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program (SRCLP), a competitive grant program intended to advance literacy skills in children from birth through 12th grade.…
Barnett W. Steven, Frede Ellen, 2017
Reports & Papers
A large body of evidence suggests that public provision of quality preschool education can be an effective way to enhance the lives of children in disadvantaged families and to decrease inequality in educational, economic, and social outcomes (for…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Youn Min-Jong, Frede Ellen, 20 March, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of participation in New Jersey's Abbott Preschool, a publicly-funded, high-quality preschool program for children in high-poverty school districts, to educational achievement and school success in fourth and fifth grades…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Youn Min-Jong, Frede Ellen, 20 March, 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the relationship of participation in New Jersey's Abbott Preschool, a publicly-funded, high-quality preschool program for children in high-poverty school districts, to educational achievement and school success in fourth and…
Gilliam Walter S., Frede Ellen, 2012
Methods
A discussion of research design options for the measurement of the outcomes of early education programs
Riley-Ayers Shannon, Frede Ellen, Barnett W. Steven, Brenneman Kimberly, 2011
Methods
A discussion of five methods to evaluate the effectiveness of state-funded preschool programs
Riley-Ayers Shannon, Frede Ellen, Barnett W. Steven, Brenneman Kimberly, 2011
Executive Summary
A discussion of five methods to evaluate the effectiveness of state-funded preschool programs