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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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National-Louis University. Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Spring 1999
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A comparison of budget allocations for professional development among elementary schools, Head Start sites, nonprofit child care centers, and for-profit child care centers, based on a sample of 150 early childhood programs in Illinois
Stephen Christine, Low Lesley, Brown Sally, Bell David, Cope Peter, Morris Brian, Waterhouse Steve, 1999
Other
A summary of a study of a voucher program intended to increase access to preschool education in Scotland, based on data from interviews with and survey questionnaires from parents, preschool education providers, and program administrators
Powell C. Gregg, Ford Dell, Fillmore William, Dana Mary, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of three state-level Head Start evaluation approaches, focusing on measuring Head Start outcomes and influence in Florida, Oregon, and Arizona
Powell C. Gregg, Brush Lorelei R., Gaidurgis Andrew, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal investigation into the correlation between the receipt of funding to improve quality of Head Start programs, based on information from Program Information Reports (PIRs) from 1,182 programs that received quality improvement funding…
Meade Anne, January, 1999
Other
A description of the development and funding of early childhood services in New Zealand, and a proposal of policy strategies for continued funding of the country?s system of early education and care services
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on Human Resources, 1999
Other
A hearing examining how investing has affected young children and their mothers, and reviewing strategies to increase government funding and private sector funding
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, 1999
Other
A hearing on the reauthorization of Texas Head Start programs, questioning if increased funding will permit Head Start to reach more children and maintain quality services
United States. Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation, 1999
Executive Summary
A summary of the framework used to evaluate Head Start's effectiveness in terms of low income children's school readiness as well as examining the circumstances and children with which the program works best
Langford Barbara, 1999
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An informational brief discussing the advantages and disadvantages of financing strategies used to create dedicated revenue sources for after school programs; the strategies include: special taxing districts, special tax levies; guaranteed…
Flynn Margaret, 1999
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of strategies for using Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to support out-of-school time programs and community schools
United States. Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation, 1999
Reports & Papers
A report summarizing the deliberations of the Advisory Committee on Head Start Research and Evaluation and presenting a framework for evaluating the effects of Head Start
California Budget Project, 1999
Fact Sheets & Briefs

An overview of the effects of the California Children and Families First Act, with recommendations for use of funds allocated by the Act

Powell Douglas R., Innes Fiona K., Wilcox-Herzog Amanda, 1999
Reports & Papers
A summary of the main findings of an evaluation of the Indiana Child Care Financing Initiative, a statewide effort to increase public and corporate awareness of community child care needs and develop public/private partnerships to meet these needs
New Jersey. Legislature. Joint Committee on the Public Schools. Abbott Subcommittee, 1999
Other
A transcription of a committee meeting containing suggestions for the future of Early Childhood Education funding for the Abbott districts in New Jersey
Vinovskis Maris A., 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the history and goal attainment of federally funded education programs, specifically Title I and Head Start, using a historical approach and describing several major evaluations of these two programs