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Lopez Grecya, 10 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide access to quality preschool to four-year-old children in Los Angeles County. To achieve this goal, LAUP coaches lead teachers and, in some cases, also…
Lopez Grecya, 10 December, 2013
Executive Summary
Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide access to quality preschool to four-year-old children in Los Angeles County. To achieve this goal, LAUP coaches lead teachers and, in some cases, also…
Goldstein Peggy A., Warde Beverly, Peluso Paul R., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Many states provide public funding to facilitate school readiness for community-based pre-K and preschool programs for 4 year old children and 'at risk' 3 year old children. Little research exists on the school readiness gains of children…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Greenberg Erica, Loeb Susanna, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Using recent and nationally representative data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort, this study documents the substantial extent to which early childhood education program quality, defined using multiple measures, differs…
Ingoldsby Erin M., Baca Pilar, McClatchey Maureen W., Luckey Dennis W., Ramsey Mildred O., Loch Joan M., Lewis Jan, Blackaby Terrie S., Petrini Mary B., Smith Bobbie J., McHale Mollie, Perhacs Marianne, Olds David L., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We evaluated an intervention to increase participant retention and engagement in community practice settings of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), an evidence-based program of nurse home visiting for low-income, first-time parents. Using a quasi-…
Wong Sandie, Sumsion Jennifer, December, 2013
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
This article reports on the findings of a thematic review of research literature about integrated early years services (IEYS) [1995-2012]. Four themes are discussed: broad support for IEYS; critiques of claims about IEYS; a focus on inter-…
Cascio Elizabeth U., Schanzenbach Diane, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
President Obama's "Preschool for All" initiative calls for dramatic increases in the number of 4 year olds enrolled in public preschool programs and in the quality of these programs nationwide. The proposed program shares many characteristics with…
Strouse Gabriella A., O'Doherty Katherine, Troseth Georgene L., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Young preschoolers rapidly acquire new information from social partners but do not learn efficiently from people on video. We trained parents to use Whitehurst's dialogic reading questioning techniques while watching educational television with…
Nicklas Theresa, Liu Yan, Stuff Janice E., Fisher Jennifer O., Mendoza Jason Anthony, O'Neil Carol E., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: To examine the variability of food portions served and consumed by African-American and Hispanic-American pre-school children attending Head Start. Design: Cross-sectional. Setting: Food consumption by pre-schoolers (n 796) enrolled in…
Phoon Hooi San, Abdullah Melissa Ng Lee Yen, Abdullah Anna Christina, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Multicultural early childhood education is necessary in a culturally diverse country like Malaysia. Preschool teachers play an important role in implementing multicultural education in the classroom. This paper reports the findings of a self-report…
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the role of after school programs in supporting computing and engineering opportunities for students
Barnett W. Steven, December, 2013
Other
An overview of research evidence on the relationship of participation in preschool, including publicly-funded programs, to children's developmental outcomes
O'Dwyer Mareesa V., Fairclough Stephen, Ridgers Nicky D., Knowles Zoe, Foweather Lawrence, Stratton Gareth, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood is a critical time for promoting physical activity. Few studies have investigated the effect of interventions in this population. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a school-based active play intervention on…
Barnett W. Steven, December, 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of an overview of research evidence on the relationship of participation in preschool, including publicly-funded programs, to children's developmental outcomes
Annesi James J., Smith Alice E. (Alice Elizabeth), Tennant Gisele A., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Inadequate volumes of physical activity may be associated with the increases in inappropriately high weight in children of 5 years of age and younger. Preschools have typically lacked sufficient time in daily physical activity. Purpose A preschool-…