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Apps Patricia, Mendolia Silvia, Walker Ian, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper investigates the relationship between attendance at pre-school school and children's outcomes into early adulthood. In particular, we are interested in: child cognitive development at ages 11, 14 and 16; intentions towards tertiary…
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…
South Dakota Head Start Association, December, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of parental involvement in and children's transitions from South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs from 2010 through 2012
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (U.S.), December, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Evaluation and research for the study were conducted from September 2011 through June 2013. Data were collected through (a) child-level school assessment data, (b) teacher and parent surveys, and (c) program data. BOKS students were compared to a…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development is a longitudinal study that began in 2002 and was repeated annually for eight years, surveying more than 7,000 adolescents from diverse backgrounds across 42 U.S. states. The first wave of research began…
Tufts University. Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, December, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development is a longitudinal study that began in 2002 and was repeated annually for eight years, surveying more than 7,000 adolescents from diverse backgrounds across 42 U.S. states. The first wave of research began…
Baldwin Janice Williams, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
The era of "high stakes" testing in older grades has contributed to higher achievement expectations in the preschool years. Early childhood is a significant period in the development of the whole child. The skills children build in kindergarten are…
Armor David J., Sousa Sonia, 18 November, 2013
Other
President Obama has proposed "Preschool for All" with a pledge of $75 million to the states to implement "high quality" full-time preschool programs for low-income children as part of the regular K-12 system. The states would come up with additional…
Ackesjo Helena, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Most research about transition in educational settings describes how children enter into new contexts, especially transition from preschool to school. However, the overall research focus in this article is to gain knowledge about how the transition…
Searle Amelia Kate, Miller-Lewis Lauren R., Sawyer Michael G., Baghurst Peter, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this prospective study was to identify preschool factors that are associated with children's classroom engagement during their 1st school year. The study was guided by a social-motivational process model that highlights the importance of…
Economic and Social Research Institute, Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland), November, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,100 children were initially interviewed in 2008/2009 when the Study Children were nine months…
ECO Northwest, Ltd., November, 2013
Reports & Papers
The South Shore School, a public PreK-8 school in southeast Seattle, is the result of an innovative public/private partnership between Seattle Public Schools district and the New School Foundation (now merged with the League of Education Voters…
Olatunji Anane N., Patterson Margaret B., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) federal program (Title IV, Part B) provides expanded learning opportunities for participating children in a supervised, safe environment through grants to local education agencies. Under…
Olatunji Anane N., Patterson Margaret B., October, 2013
Executive Summary
The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) federal program (Title IV, Part B) provides expanded learning opportunities for participating children in a supervised, safe environment through grants to local education agencies. Under…
Warren Diana, Haisken-DeNew John P., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Using data from the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Children (LSAC), this is the first analysis for Australia to evaluate the impact of attendance at pre-school programs on matched Year 3 nation-wide NAPLAN test outcomes in the domains of Numeracy…