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Hwa-Froelich Deborah A., May, 2000
Reports & Papers
Although the Asian population is the fastest growing minority, little information is available to help practitioners interact effectively with parents and families. In addition, when Asian children have difficulty learning, it is challenging for…
United States. Administration on Children, Youth, and Families. Commissioner's Office of Research and Evaluation, United States. Head Start Bureau, April, 2000
Reports & Papers
A descriptive study of cultural and linguistic groups and their distribution within the Head Start population, Head Start services developed to address the needs of children and families from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, and…
Randolph Suzanne M., Koblinsky Sally A., Beemer Martha A., Roberts Debra D., Letiecq Bethany L., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of behavioral problems, and their severity, exhibited by African American children attending a Head Start program in a violent neighborhood, based on a sample of 312 mothers of Head Start children in the Washington, D.C.-metro area,…
Currie Janet, Thomas Duncan, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the role of race and participation in a Head Start program on subsequent school quality, using information from the National Educational Longitudinal Study for 16,874 children in 1,734 schools
Sparks Shannon Michelle Anjeanette, Nichter Mark, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An ethnographic study of informal kith and kin care among the White Mountain Apaches, and the effects of child care practices on child health, with an exploration of the implications of welfare reform for parent employment and child care. The…
McGregor Gail, Mulligan Sarah A., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the capacity of Montana's child care system to serve Native American families and rural families of children with disabilities. The study focuses on issues of access, supply, and demand, and seeks to determine whether the…
Burchinal Margaret, Roberts Joanne E., Riggins, Jr. Rhodus, Zeisel Susan A., Neebe Eloise, Bryant Donna M., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the relationship between center-based child care and children?s early cognitive and language development, using a sample of 89 African-American children in the first three years of life
Belcher Harolyn M. E., Lockhart Paula J., Perkins-Parks Susan, McNally Margaret, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the role of the Preventing the Abuse of Tobacco, Narcotics, Drugs and Alcohol (PANDA) curriculum in the increases in the self-concept of children, based on a sample of 41 children ages 3- to 5-years old, assessed using the Joseph…
Ricciuti Henry, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the circumstances under which single parenthood may or may not represent an adverse influence on school readiness and achievement in 6-7-year-old children of White, Black, and Hispanic families
Currie Janet, Thomas Duncan, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) showing the benefits of Head Start to Hispanic children, such as improvement closing test score and poor literacy gaps
Fantuzzo John W., Coolahan Kathleen Coyle, Mendez Julia L., McDermott Paul A., Sutton-Smith Brian, 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the construct and concurrent validity of a modified version of the Penn Interactive Peer Play Scale (PIPPS) using a sample of African American Head Start children
Bost Kelly K., Vaughn Brian E., Newell Washington Wanda, Cielinski Kerry L., Bradbard Marilyn R., 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Two studies designed to explore measurement issues and test a model relating social competence to social support and to child-parent attachment for low-income African American preschool children in Head Start programs
Hwa-Froelich Deborah A., 1998
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this ethnographic study was to examine the frames, or unstated rules built by culture and life experience, of Asian American families and Head Start staff to determine the reason that Asian American children with learning difficulties…
Danzy Julia, Jackson Sondra, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A review of the historical significance of kinship care and family preservation programs in African American families
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, 1997
Other
The first issue of Early Developments, which discusses the activities and findings from ongoing projects by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center at the University of North Carolina, featuring a study rating the quality of center-based…