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Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., Kuhn Laura J., Burchinal Margaret, Horm Diane M., Hans Sydney L., File Nancy, Jackson Barbara, Q4 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The effectiveness of Educare, a center-based early education program, in improving child outcomes at age 3 was evaluated in a randomized clinical trial. Educare programs serve children from birth to age 5 and are designed to reduce the achievement…
Horm Diane M., File Nancy, Bryant Donna M., Burchinal Margaret, Raikes Helen, Forestieri Nina, Encinger Amy Johnson, Cobo-Lewis Alan B., Q1 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
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),…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., Hans Sydney L., Horm Diane M., St. Clair Lisa, File Nancy, Burchinal Margaret, September/October 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Educare is a birth to age 5 early education program designed to reduce the achievement gap between children from low-income families and their more economically advantaged peers through high-quality center-based programming and strong school-family…
Castro Dina Carmela, Gillanders Cristina, Franco Ximena, Bryant Donna M., Zepeda Marlene, Willoughby Michael T., Mendez Lucia I., Q3 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this experimental study was to assess the efficacy of the Nuestros Ninos School Readiness (NNSR) Professional Development Program, a 2-year program that includes an integrative approach to teacher professional development (PD) and a…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., Freel Karen, Burchinal Margaret, Educare Learning Network Investigative Team, Q3 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research on early education and care (EEC) dosage, defined as the amount or timing of either current or cumulative participation in EEC programming, generally suggests that more time in high-quality EEC programs is beneficial for children's…
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Concerns about school readiness especially among children from low-income families have resulted in massive funding of state pre-kindergarten (pre-K) programmes. Pre-K programmes differ in whether they are universal (i.e. available to all children)…
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This study compared universal (available to all children) and targeted (offered only to children with specific risk factors) Pre-Kindergarten programs. Results showed that two aspects of structural quality (e.g., hours per day and teacher education…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., 2012
Reports & Papers
Findings from an implementation study of Educare, a full-day, full-year high-quality early care and education program for at risk children from birth to age 5, that examine children's school readiness, vocabulary, and socioemotional outcomes and…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a study of Educare, a full-day, full-year high-quality early care and education program for at-risk children from birth to age 5, that examined children's school readiness and classroom quality in 9 programs
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., 2011
Reports & Papers
Findings from an implementation study of Educare, a full-day, full-year high-quality early care and education program for at risk children from birth to age 5, that examine children's school readiness, vocabulary, and socioemotional outcomes and…
Willoughby Michael T., Kupersmidt Janis, Voegler-Lee Mary Ellen, Bryant Donna M., 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationships among children's self regulation style, disruptive behavior, letter-word identification ability, mathematical skills, phonological awareness, inhibitory control, age, gender, and Head Start attendance, based on data…
Chien Nina C., Howes Carollee, Burchinal Margaret, Pianta Robert C., Ritchie Sharon, Bryant Donna M., Clifford Richard M., Early Diane Marie, Barbarin Oscar, September/October 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between child engagement in public prekindergarten classrooms and school readiness gains, based on data from 2,751 children from the Multi-State Study of Pre-Kindergarten and the State-Wide Early Education Programs Study…
Early Diane Marie, Iruka Iheoma U., Ritchie Sharon, Barbarin Oscar, Crawford Gisele M., Frome Pamela, Clifford Richard M., Howes Carollee, Bryant Donna M., Pianta Robert C., Winn Donna-Marie C., Q2 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationships between the proportion of children?s time in various settings, activities, and in teaching interactions and to ethnicity, gender, and family income from classroom observations of 2061 children in 652 state-funded…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlights of findings from an examination of the influence of Educare, a full-day, full-year high-quality early care and education program for at-risk children from birth to age five, on classroom quality and children's school readiness in 6…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., 17 December, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the influence of the Educare model, a full day, full year prekindergarten program for at risk children aged birth through five years old, on children's school readiness, based on data from programs in 6 states