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Connors-Tadros Lori, Nores Milagros, Barnett W. Steven, 18 November, 2014
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines pre-kindergarten participation rates of young immigrants and dual language learners (DLLs) in relation to gaps in school readiness, in both academic and social-emotional domains.…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Nores Milagros, Barnett W. Steven, 13 November, 2014
Multimedia
This webinar examines pre-kindergarten participation rates of young immigrants and dual language learners (DLLs) in relation to gaps in school readiness, in both academic and social-emotional domains. Discussion then focuses on access to quality by…
Johnson Anna D., Han Wen-Jui, Ruhm Christopher J., Waldfogel Jane, November/December 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study is the first to test whether receipt of a federal child care subsidy is associated with children of immigrants' school readiness skills. Using nationally representative data (n [is approximately equal to] 2,900), this study estimates the…
Miller Portia, Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Coley Rebekah Levine, Koury Amanda, Q4 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early care and education (ECE) settings are important developmental contexts for young children, with nearly half of all U.S. children experiencing non-parental care during infancy and toddlerhood. However, there is little research examining…
Adair Jennifer Keys, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article examines whiteness at the intersection of immigration and early childhood education as it was made visible during interviews with 50 preschool teachers in five US cities as part of the Children Crossing Borders (CCB) study. Findings…
Song Zhanmei, Zhu Jiaxiong, Xia Zhuyun, Wu Xin, September, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
Since 2010, the Chinese government has adopted a series of services and policies to provide early childhood education for disadvantaged children. The rapid economic development and urbanisation process since the mid-1980s have led to great changes…
Park Maki, McHugh Margie, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
Many programs face difficulties engaging with immigrant and refugee parents who often require support building U.S. cultural and systems knowledge and in overcoming English language and literacy barriers. These difficulties have been exacerbated in…
Park Maki, McHugh Margie, June, 2014
Executive Summary
Many programs face difficulties engaging with immigrant and refugee parents who often require support building U.S. cultural and systems knowledge and in overcoming English language and literacy barriers. These difficulties have been exacerbated in…
Bumgarner Erin, Lin Meiko, May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using nationally representative data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten cohort, this study investigates whether socioeconomic status (SES) moderates the association between center-based early childhood education (ECE) and…
Maher Marguerite, Smith Stephanie, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The personal experience of educators from one Australian university in relation to boat people, comprising mothers and children in detention, is discussed within a Foucauldian theoretical framework. Media and political portrayal of refugees at times…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Given that children of immigrants form a growing share of the population of young children in the country, policymakers wishing to ensure that their prekindergarten programs are reaching children who could benefit from early education must continue…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, March, 2014
Executive Summary
Given that children of immigrants form a growing share of the population of young children in the country, policymakers wishing to ensure that their prekindergarten programs are reaching children who could benefit from early education must continue…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, February, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The first step in enrolling more children of immigrants into prekindergarten is getting the word out about available programs. The experts we interviewed shared their strategies for identifying immigrant families and community needs, promoting…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, February, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Immigrant parents may need extra assistance enrolling their children in prekindergarten if they face language and literacy barriers, transportation and work schedule challenges, or difficulties providing documentation. The experts we interviewed…
Gelatt Julia, Adams Gina, Huerta Sandra, February, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
As word gets out to immigrant families about available, desirable prekindergarten (pre-K) programs, outreach can become self-sustaining. To get there, programs need to build trust and good relationships with parents and communities. They also need…