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Good Beginnings Alliance, 21 November, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A profile in Hawaii during the 2012-2013 school year of schools' educational policies and practices to support early learning and of children's school readiness skills
Britto Pia Rebello, April, 2012
Other
While school readiness is gaining currency around the globe, there remain many issues linked with a cohesive understanding of the concept and its applications to improve the learning and development of all children, the quality of schools, and the…
Galindo Claudia, Sheldon Steven B., Q1 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between school outreach to families and both parents' educational expectations and family involvement in school and at home, a second study of the relationship between family involvement and math and reading gains…
Schweinhart Lawrence J., 2012
Other
A discussion of the role of curricula and assessments in ensuring schools are ready for young children
Talwar Victoria, Carlson Stephanie M., Lee Kang, November, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the executive function of children in both kindergarten and first grade, from a school that practices corporeal punishment and from one that does not, taking into account receptive vocabulary, verbal ability, and parental…
Hawaii. Department of Education. System Evaluation and Reporting Section, Good Beginnings Alliance, 27 October, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A profile in Hawaii during the 2011-2012 school year of schools with kindergarten classes and their educational policies and practices to support early learning and of the prevalence of school readiness skills in kindergarten classrooms
Tasmania, 2011
Reports & Papers

An investigation of children's school readiness at the state- and community-level in Tasmania, Australia, in the domains of physical health and wellbeing, social competence, emotional maturity, language and cognitive skills, and communication…

Tasmania, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation of children's school readiness at the state- and community-level in Tasmania, Australia, in the domains of physical health and wellbeing, social competence, emotional maturity, language and cognitive skills, and…
Maine Children's Alliance, 2011
Other
An examination of indicators of the readiness of Maine families, communities, early childhood education and care programs, and schools to support children's readiness for school
Hawaii. Department of Education. System Evaluation and Reporting Section, Good Beginnings Alliance, 08 November, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A profile in Hawaii during the 2010-2011 school year of schools with kindergarten classes and their educational policies and practices to support early learning and of the prevalence of school readiness skills in kindergarten classrooms
Guilfoyle Andrew, Saggers Sherry, Sims Margaret, Hutchins Teresa, September 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of perceptions of culturally strong child care programs for Indigenous families, based on focus groups, community consultations, and interviews with stakeholders from a national sample of 202 Indigenous child care providers, 210 Indigenous…
Benson James, Borman Geoffrey D., May 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between reading achievement growth and ethnic composition in both neighborhoods and schools and family socioeconomic and demographic factors, from a secondary analysis of 4,180 young children from ECLS-K kindergarten…
Gomby Deanna, 03 April, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of an exploration of the readiness of children, parents, and the community of Contra Costa County, California for children's entrance into school
Rich Michael J., Haspel Moshe, February, 2010
Reports & Papers

An analysis of neighborhood indicators to determine the ability of Atlanta, Georgia to prepare children to enter school ready to learn and succeed, including information on family demographics, available early childhood programs, and children's…

Maine Children's Alliance, 2010
Reports & Papers
A profile of families, communities, early childhood education and care programs, and schools in Maine and their influence on children's school readiness