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Fitzpatrick Maria D., December, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between universal prekindergarten availability in Georgia and both reading and mathematics National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test scores at fourth grade and the probability of students being at, above, or…
Kohen Dafna E., Dahinten V. Susan, Khan Saeeda, Hertzman Clyde, November-December 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of trends in the use of both regulated and unregulated care in Quebec and the rest of Southern Canada in the years following the introduction of Quebec's universal provision of $5/day regulated child care
Maryland. State Department of Education, September, 2008
Other
A proposal of the plan for the coordination and implementation of Preschool for All, Maryland's initiative to provide universal prekindergarten for four-year-old children in the state
Maryland. State Department of Education, September, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a proposal of the plan for the coordination and implementation of Preschool for All, Maryland's initiative to provide universal prekindergarten for four-year-olds in the state
Besharov Douglas J., Call Douglas M., Fall 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of universal prekindergarten policy and differing political perspectives surrounding the issue, including commentary on the effects of prekindergarten for both disadvantaged and middle class children and families
Oberhuemer Pamela, June 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of an examination of the debate surrounding the state-run expansion and standardization of preschool, based on ethnographic classroom-based research, case studies of universal preschool programs in Oklahoma and Los Angeles, and a critical…
Gormley, Jr. William T., Phillips Deborah A., Gayer Ted, June, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study comparing the impacts on children's early reading, writing, and math skills of participating in Head Start or participating in Oklahoma's universal prekindergarten program, and relating the variation in impacts to differences in classroom…
Pre-k for All DC, May, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of prekindergarten provision in Washington, DC, and highlights of recently passed legislation to introduce universal access to prekindergarten
May Helen, May, 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
An historical and policy overview of early childhood education in New Zealand, framed around the introduction, in July 2007, of the government's policy of 20 hours per week free early childhood education for 3- and 4-year-old children in teacher-led…
Association for Children of New Jersey, May, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of strategies and recommendations from New Jersey educators in both Abbott districts and school districts that receive Early Childhood Program Aid (ECPA) on the implementation of a state mandated and supported mixed delivery system of…
Rice Cynthia, May, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Arguments for the use of the preschool expansion requirements in New Jersey for the development and implementation of a PK3 system that integrates children's early childhood experiences with those in the primary grades
Strategies for Children, Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy, April, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the creation, development, and impact of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care during its first two and a half years, based on interviews with public and private educators and program providers, legislators,…
Barnett W. Steven, 24 March, 2008
Other
An analysis criticizing the selective use of research findings in a Lexington Institute report assessing the costs and benefits of universal prekindergarten
Mead Sara, 21 March, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the role that charter schools can play in supporting the universal prekindergarten movement
CAYL Institute, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the role of transportation policies and logistics in the provision of universal prekindergarten (UPK) in Massachusetts