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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Maxwell Kelly, Bryant Donna M., Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Buysse Virginia, 1996
Reports & Papers
An exploration of North Carolina?s Smart Start program, a partnership between state government and local leaders, service providers, and families, concerned with improving the quality of the state?s center-based child care institutions
Smith Anne B., 1996
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of early childhood education services in New Zealand, particularly the concept of early childhood educare, and the necessity for improved teacher standards and curriculum development that fosters better child development
United States. Office of Educational Research and Improvement, 1996
Reports & Papers
An exploration of reforms to early childhood education and care, with a focus on the characteristics of successful reforms
Awsumb Catherine, 1995
Reports & Papers
A report on local participants' perspectives on the implementation of Smart Start, North Carolina's early childhood initiative
Ratekin Cindy, Bess Gary, 1995
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of strategic planning, which allows all stakeholders involved in a center-based child care service to give input into the process of planning and reform, described in a step-by-step format
Mattingly Martha A., 1995
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of a code of ethics developed by North American Child and Youth Care to address the psychological, social, cultural, spiritual and biological needs of children and their families
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1994
Executive Summary
Peer Reviewed
A summary of a study of the quality of the Head Start program, including recommendations for program expansion and improvements in child, family and staff support
Maxwell Kelly, Bryant Donna M., Adkins Amee, McCadden Brian, Noblit George, 1994
Other
An evaluation of the first year of Smart Start in North Carolina covering organizational structure, focus, planning process, decision- making process, state-county relations, local team diversity, and technical assistance
Smart Start Evaluation Team, 1994
Other
A comprehensive plan to evaluate the state and local goals and objectives of Smart Start in North Carolina
Adams Gina, 1990
Reports & Papers
A proposal for more stringent health and safety standards for child care facilities, citing current safety and policy problems studied by the Children?s Defense Fund
Minnesota Child Care Resource and Referral Network, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of the second year of Sparking Connections Minnesota, an initiative of child care resource and referral agencies to support quality family, friend, and neighbor child care provision
Sugar Samantha A., Pearson Lee, Smith Charles, Devaney Thomas, n.d.
Reports & Papers
Findings from an exploration of the influence of the Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI), an intervention to improve the program and staff quality of out of school time programs, on the quality of 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st…
Sugar Samantha A., Pearson Lee, Smith Charles, Devaney Thomas, n.d.
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from an exploration of the influence of the Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI), an intervention to improve the program and staff quality of out of school time programs, on the quality of 21st Century Community Learning…
Child Trends, n.d.
Other
This is the project overview for the Culture of Continuous Learning (CCL) Project, which will study the feasibility of using the Breakthrough Series Collaborative in early care and education settings to improve quality.
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, n.d.
Reports & Papers
The current report reviewed different evaluation components of the fifth year of full implementation of the Silver State Stars Quality Rating Improvement System. This project year, NICRP evaluated the system through a data tracking system, a post-…