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Soliday-Hong Sandra, Zadrozny Sabrina, Walker Jada F., Love Elizabeth N. G., Osborne Jennifer Detwiler, Owen Judith L., Jenkins Gabrielle P., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., January, 2021
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this study was to examine associations between attendance in Georgia’s Pre-K Program and children’s academic and social outcomes through third grade. Different from previous years’ reports, this includes a sub-study that incorporates…
Soliday-Hong Sandra, Zadrozny Sabrina, Walker Jada F., Love Elizabeth N. G., Osborne Jennifer Detwiler, Owen Judith L., Jenkins Gabrielle P., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., January, 2021
Executive Summary
The following summarizes results from the Georgia’s Pre-K Longitudinal Study Third-Grade Report. The study followed a representative sample of children (n=1,169) from their pre-k experience (2013-2014) through the third grade (2017-2018). The study…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Soliday-Hong Sandra, Yazejian Noreen, Zadrozny Sabrina, Burchinal Margaret, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This Impact Study examined the effects of participation in PA PKC on children’s early academic, social, and executive function skills in kindergarten. In particular, the study focused on whether there were differences in performance for children…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Soliday-Hong Sandra, Yazejian Noreen, Zadrozny Sabrina, Burchinal Margaret, December, 2020
Executive Summary
This Impact Study examined the effects of participation in PA PKC on children’s early academic, social, and executive function skills in kindergarten. In particular, the study focused on whether there were differences in performance for children…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Yazejian Noreen, Shelton-Ormond Anna, Foster Tiffany, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Implementation Study was designed to examine local variations in the statewide implementation of PA PKC in relation to the program regulations and early learning standards. The study entailed surveys with three groups of families (current PA PKC…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Yazejian Noreen, Shelton-Ormond Anna, Foster Tiffany, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The Implementation Study was designed to examine local variations in the statewide implementation of PA PKC in relation to the program regulations and early learning standards. The study entailed surveys with three groups of families (current PA PKC…
Hammer Carol Scheffner, Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, LaForett Dore R., Paez Mariela M., Buysse Virginia, Espinosa Linda M., Castro Dina Carmela, Lopez Lisa M., Q2 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Over 30% of children in the U.S. are dual language learners (DLLs) who are learning two languages. Understanding the development of both languages for young DLL children in early care and education is critical. However, few have simultaneously…
Franco Ximena, Yazejian Noreen, LaForett Dore R., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Kasprzak Christina M., Bryant Donna M., Williams Sherri B., Loza Sharon, De Marco Allison, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Bratsch-Hines Mary E., Harradine Christine Coster, Reid Kellen, Zgourou Eleni, 06 February, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Statewide Birth-5 Needs Assessment is the first activity required as part of North Carolina’s Preschool Development Grant (PDG). Research has established the importance of the early years for children’s later success in school and life,…
Franco Ximena, Yazejian Noreen, LaForett Dore R., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Kasprzak Christina M., Bryant Donna M., Williams Sherri B., Loza Sharon, De Marco Allison, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Bratsch-Hines Mary E., Harradine Christine Coster, Reid Kellen, Zgourou Eleni, 06 February, 2020
Executive Summary
The Statewide Birth-5 Needs Assessment is the first activity required as part of North Carolina’s Preschool Development Grant (PDG). Research has established the importance of the early years for children’s later success in school and life,…
Soliday-Hong Sandra, Sabol Terri J., Burchinal Margaret, Tarullo Louisa B., Zaslow Martha, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Q4 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Practice and policy in early childhood education rely heavily on professional expertise and guidelines developed from research on early care and education (ECE) quality, but these guidelines have not been extensively researched. Data from six large…
Yazejian Noreen, Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Howard Eboni C., December, 2017
Reports & Papers
The ExceleRate Illinois tiered quality rating and improvement system was examined in a validation study conducted by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) in collaboration with American Institutes for Research (AIR). ExceleRate…
Yazejian Noreen, Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Howard Eboni C., December, 2017
Executive Summary
The ExceleRate Illinois tiered quality rating and improvement system was examined in a validation study conducted by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) in collaboration with American Institutes for Research (AIR). ExceleRate…
Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Sabol Terri J., Forestieri Nina, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Tarullo Louisa B., Zaslow Martha, May, 2016
Reports & Papers
The results of this secondary data analysis simulating a QRIS validation using six large early care and education datasets demonstrate several issues that should be considered when constructing, validating, and making changes to existing quality…
Burchinal Margaret, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Sabol Terri J., Forestieri Nina, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Tarullo Louisa B., Zaslow Martha, May, 2016
Executive Summary
The results of this secondary data analysis simulating a QRIS validation using six large early care and education datasets demonstrate several issues that should be considered when constructing, validating, and making changes to existing quality…
Mathias Debi, Sabol Terri J., Soliday-Hong Sandra, 23 February, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar discusses the challenges and opportunities involved in validating quality ratings and improvement systems (QRIS). Focus is on the alignment of quality indicators, both indirect and direct, with child academic and socio-emotional…