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United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study providing findings from the fourth year of the Head Start Quality Assurance Study, which examined Head Start programs' experiences implementing the Head Start National Reporting System (NRS), including: the quality of their administration of…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study providing findings from the fourth year of the Head Start Quality Assurance Study, which examined Head Start programs' experiences implementing the Head Start National Reporting System (NRS), including: the quality of their…
Child Care Human Resources Sector Council, October, 2008
Reports & Papers
Preliminary findings from a study of employers in the early childhood education and care sector in Canada, including: employer governance models, employer human resources needs, employers' views on addressing human resources needs, and solutions and…
Fiscal Management Associates, July, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the administrative and management capacity and needs, including financial, human resources, information technology, and facilities administration and management, of 16 organizations providing high-quality out-of-school time programming in…
Fiscal Management Associates, July 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the administrative and management capacity and needs, including financial, human resources, information technology, and facilities administration and management, of 16 organizations providing high-quality out-of-school time…
Weiss Heather B., Little Priscilla M., May, 2008
Other
A discussion of seven organizational challenges facing the nonprofit out-of-school time (OST) sector, with recommendations for improving the organizational capacities of OST nonprofit sector
Lloyd Eva, March 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of a presentation of thirty key terms and practices in the field of early education
Pound Linda, March 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A scheme for leadership and management of child care and early education centers, emphasizing the importance of play, fun, and humor
Friedman Lucy N., March, 2008
Other
A discussion of organizational challenges preventing community-based organizations (CBOs) that provide out-of-school time programming from offering high-quality services, with recommendations for improving the CBOs' organizational capacities
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Schaaf Jennifer M., February, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a longitudinal follow-up at kindergarten of participants in the 2003-2004 year of the North Carolina More at Four pre-kindergarten program, a state-funded initiative to provide high-quality educational experiences to at-risk four-year-…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study providing findings from the third year of the Head Start Quality Assurance Study, which examined Head Start programs' experiences implementing the Head Start National Reporting System (NRS), including: the quality of their administration of…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from the third year of the Head Start Quality Assurance Study, which examined Head Start programs' experiences implementing the Head Start National Reporting System (NRS), including: the quality of their administration of the…
Massachusetts. Department of Education, 2008
Reports & Papers
A planning and early implementation evaluation and an examination of early outcomes during the first year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 30 percent, based on…
Child Care Human Resources Sector Council, 2008
Literature Review
A review of documents and research related to human resources issues in the early childhood education and care sector in Canada, including recruitment and retention, ongoing professional development, compensation, public attitudes toward the…
Child Care Human Resources Sector Council, 2008
Other
A series of descriptions of early childhood education and care providers in Canada to illustrate different provider governance models