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Bromer Juliet, Melvin Samantha A., Porter Toni, Ragonese-Barnes Marina, March, 2021
Literature Review
This literature review and conceptual model examine research on the factors that may contribute to the decrease of regulated FCC supply. The research literature primarily focuses on challenges and demands that FCC providers face which we hypothesize…
Porter Toni, Ragonese-Barnes Marina, Melvin Samantha A., Bromer Juliet, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief presents a conceptual model to help policy makers and other stakeholders understand the constellations of factors that may contribute to the decrease in FCC supply. The model is based on a literature review of the limited research that…
Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Melvin Samantha A., March 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

As the provision of publicly funded pre-kindergarten has expanded in recent years, public programs for infants and toddlers have received relatively little policy attention. However, federal, state, and local governments are now trying to promote…

Porter Toni, Bromer Juliet, Melvin Samantha A., Ragonese-Barnes Marina, Molloy Patricia, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
This research-to-policy brief is part of Erikson Institute's Multi-State Study of Family Child Care Decline that is currently examining the factors behind the decline of licensed care in four states. Findings presented here are based on 22 focus…
Reid Jeanne L., Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, 10 July, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study compares the characteristics of New York City’s EarlyLearn programs for infants and toddlers that are located in centers and family child care (FCC) settings with a focus on their experience of EarlyLearn quality-enhancement efforts in…
Reid Jeanne L., Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, 10 July, 2020
Executive Summary
This study compares the characteristics of New York City’s EarlyLearn programs for infants and toddlers that are located in centers and family child care (FCC) settings with a focus on their experience of EarlyLearn quality-enhancement efforts in…
Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

(1) What components of quality FCC providers think are most important in their programs? (2) How are these components mis/aligned with QRIS standards? (3) How does this mis/alignment relate to providers’ engagement and retention in the field? The…

Reid Jeanne L., Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

In recent decades, state funding for preschool programs has more than tripled as more states are trying to create universal access to Pre-K. Efforts to expand Pre-K access typically include the use and coordination of multiple preschool settings…

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Reports & Papers

The aim of the study is to assess the implementation of the PKA initiative as it varies by UPK program setting (schools vs. NYCEECs) and auspice (DOE-UPK, Child Care, and/or Head Start), as well as by the resource level of the neighborhoods in…

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Other

This document includes survey and interview responses related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Other

This document includes data tables related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Marti Maria, Melvin Samantha A., Noble Kimberly G., Duch Helena, Q3 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Getting Ready for School (GRS) is a new school readiness intervention for teachers and parents, designed to help children develop early literacy, math, and self-regulation skills. GRS was implemented in 19 Head Start classrooms. In the present study…
Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Launched in the 2014-15 school year, the PKA initiative inherited New York City's mixed-delivery system in which UPK program oversight is distributed between the city's Department of Education (DOE) and Administration for Children's Services (ACS…

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., 1901
Reports & Papers

In sum, this study points out distinctions between UPK settings, both positive and negative, which should be fully understood as the UPK expansion continues in NYC and elsewhere. These distinctions are rooted in structural issues, far from unique…