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Sarche Michelle C., Malone Lizabeth M., Hoard Laura R., Barnes-Najor Jessica, Cameron Ann, West Jerry, Barofsky Meryl Yoches, AIAN FACES Workgroup, 2021
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The American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AIAN FACES) 2015 was the first national study of children served by Region XI Head Start programs, which are those operated by federally recognized AIAN tribes…

Aikens Nikki, West Jerry, McKee Kelsey, Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Xue Yange, Q2 2020
Reports & Papers
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This study conducted analyses that examined the performance of the Preschool Language Assessment Scale (preLAS) and the Expressive One-Word Picture Vocabulary Test (EOWPVT-3: SBE), a conceptually scored vocabulary measure, for determining dual…
West Jerry, March, 2019
Methods
This document provides basic information about the study designs, data collection and analytic methods commonly used in early child care policy and other social science research. It is intended to give users a general orientation to research designs…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, West Jerry, March, 2019
Methods
The research glossary defines terms used in conducting social science and policy research, for example those describing methods, measurements, statistical procedures, and other aspects of research. (author abstract)
West Jerry, 2018
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This module introduces the FACES 2014 dataset to researchers with all levels of experience and expertise. It contains the information that researchers need to work with the FACES 2014 data files. It identifies and describes the resources available…
West Jerry, 2018
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This module is designed to assist researchers in developing accurate and reliable answers to questions about Head Start and the children and families who are served by the program. The module includes two topics that are central to this overall goal…
West Jerry, 2018
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In this module, researchers are introduced to some of the technical issues and methods that they will need to be familiar with when using FACES 2014 data. Several topics are covered including merging data files, teacher- versus class-level analysis…
West Jerry, 2018
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This online training is designed to introduce you to the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey, 2014 (FACES 2014). There are six training modules. They provide information on the purposes and history of FACES, introduce you to a new study…
West Jerry, 2018
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This module provides an introduction to FACES 2014 for researchers regardless of their expertise and experience. It provides basic information about the purposes and history of FACES as a source for national data on Head Start. It includes…
West Jerry, 2018
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This module provides all researchers with an overview of the FACES 2014 Core study instruments. It describes the FACES 2014 child assessment battery and the pathways that different groups of children follow through the assessment, and the study's…
West Jerry, 2018
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This module describes the two interviews that were conducted with a sample of Head Start parents and family service staff (FSS) as part of the Family Engagement Plus study. It identifies the purposes of each interview and its contents. The…
Aikens Nikki, Klein Ashley Kopack, Knas Emily, Reid Maya, Esposito Andrea M., Manley Mikia, Malone Lizabeth M., Tarullo Louisa B., Lukashanets Serge, West Jerry, December, 2017
Reports & Papers

This report includes key information on the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2014 (FACES 2014) study design and a set of data tables that presents descriptive statistics on the demographic backgrounds and developmental outcomes of…

Malone Lizabeth M., Klein Ashley Kopack, Aikens Nikki, Harding Jessica F., West Jerry, Tarullo Louisa B., September, 2017
Reports & Papers
This report focuses on describing aspects of Head Start children's family and classroom environments that may support children's kindergarten achievement, drawing on data from the 2009 cohort of the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (…
Malone Lizabeth M., Klein Ashley Kopack, Aikens Nikki, Harding Jessica F., West Jerry, Tarullo Louisa B., September, 2017
Executive Summary
This report focuses on describing aspects of the family and classroom environment that may support Head Start children's kindergarten achievement, drawing on data from the 2009 cohort of the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2009…
Moiduddin Emily M., Klein Ashley Kopack, Tarullo Louisa B., West Jerry, Aikens Nikki, September, 2017
Reports & Papers
This report is part of a series of reports describing data from the 2009 cohort of the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES 2009). Other FACES 2009 reports and data tables address the characteristics of Head Start children, their…