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Xue Yange, Baxter Cassandra, Jones Christopher, Shah Harshini K., Caronongan Pia, Aikens Nikki, Bandel Eileen, Cannon Judith, Schellenberger Kerry, Defnet Amy, Vogel Cheri, Atkins-Burnett Sally, June 2021
Reports & Papers

This report shares key information about the study, including the design, methods, and findings. The tables in this report give an overview of the data collected in Baby FACES 2018, and describe the Early Head Start program and center services…

Aikens Nikki, West Jerry, McKee Kelsey, Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Xue Yange, Q2 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
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…
Malone Lizabeth M., Bernstein Sara, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Xue Yange, February, 2018
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this technical report is to present findings from analyses of how preschool cognitive and social-emotional measures performed in AI/AN FACES 2015. We examined the internal consistency of measures when administered to AI/AN children,…
Malone Lizabeth M., Douglass Anne L., Kirby Gretchen, Xue Yange, Lyskawa Julia, Skidmore Sara, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Leadership is widely recognized as an essential driver of organizational performance and improvement, but little is known about its role in driving quality of early childhood programs and outcomes for staff and children. In launching the Early Care…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Xue Yange, Aikens Nikki, October, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: This study examined associations between the expressive vocabulary of classroom peers and children's own vocabulary knowledge using conceptual scoring in a linguistically diverse sample of 4-year-olds who attended universal…
Burchinal Margaret, Xue Yange, Auger Anamarie, Tien Hsiao-Chuan, Mashburn Andrew J., Cavadel Elizabeth, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., June, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
To address the issues regarding quality thresholds, features, and dosage identified in the literature review, secondary data analyses were conducted using data from eight large-scale ECE research projects. Analyses were conducted in parallel across…
Burchinal Margaret, Xue Yange, Auger Anamarie, Tien Hsiao-Chuan, Mashburn Andrew J., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Cavadel Elizabeth, Zaslow Martha, Tarullo Louisa B., June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this chapter, we report on the analyses focusing on both quality thresholds and quality features. First, we address questions about quality thresholds, using two analytic approaches. The analyses ask whether there is evidence suggesting…
Xue Yange, Burchinal Margaret, Auger Anamarie, Tien Hsiao-Chuan, Mashburn Andrew J., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Cavadel Elizabeth, Zaslow Martha, Tarullo Louisa B., June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this chapter, we turn to the question of whether there is evidence of an association between children's development and the quantity or dosage of ECE across several large studies. As follow-up to the results summarized in the literature review,…
Xue Yange, Boller Kimberly, Vogel Cheri, Thomas Jaime, Caronongan Pia, Aikens Nikki, September, 2015
Other
This report summarizes lessons learned from the design of Baby FACES 2009 and describes ways that future descriptive studies of Early Head Start may be designed to build on past work and address the questions and information needs for research,…
Xue Yange, Boller Kimberly, Vogel Cheri, Thomas Jaime, Caronongan Pia, Aikens Nikki, September, 2015
Executive Summary
This report provides an overview of the purposes of continued investment in Early Head Start research, summarizes lessons learned from Baby FACES 2009, and describes ways that future descriptive studies of Early Head Start could be designed to…
Xue Yange, Bandel Eileen, Vogel Cheri, Boller Kimberly, July, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief describes the psychometric properties of the screening and assessment tools used to measure the language and overall development of children in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES). It includes analyses of…
Aikens Nikki, Xue Yange, Bandel Eileen, Caronongan Pia, Vogel Cheri, Boller Kimberly, June, 2015
Reports & Papers

An important aspect of the Early Head Start conceptual framework is the association between the provision of high quality services and children's growth and development. This report describes Early Head Start classroom and home visit quality, the…

Aikens Nikki, Xue Yange, Bandel Eileen, Vogel Cheri, Boller Kimberly, June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief describes process quality in Early Head Start. We also examine whether structural quality factors and child/family, home visit, staff, and program characteristics help us predict process quality. (author abstract)
Vogel Cheri, Caronongan Pia, Xue Yange, Thomas Jaime, Bandel Eileen, Aikens Nikki, Boller Kimberly, Murphy Lauren, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
The Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) is a descriptive study of Early Head Start programs designed to inform policy and practice at both national and local levels. In 2007, the Office of Planning, Research &…
Vogel Cheri, Caronongan Pia, Xue Yange, Thomas Jaime, Bandel Eileen, Aikens Nikki, Boller Kimberly, Murphy Lauren, April, 2015
Other
This set of technical appendices provides detailed information on the sample and weights, data collection, measures, and select results from the study of both cohorts through age 3 of the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby…