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Lee Helly, Walker Christina, Golden Olivia, 01 December, 2015
Other
This brief highlights themes and action steps drawn from a roundtable on Two-Generational Strategies to Improve Immigrant Family and Child Outcomes, hosted by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), with support from the Annie E. Casey…
Lee Kyunghee, Pond Debora, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study is to examine whether family characteristics and the length of children's enrollment in Migrant Head Start affects children's health treatment. Children in the Michigan Migrant Head Start were classified depending on years…
Calzada Esther J., Barajas-Gonzalez R. Gabriela, Dawson-McClure Spring, Huang Keng-Yen, Palamar Joseph, Kamboukos Dimitra, Brotman Laurie Miller, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
At least half of the well-documented achievement gap for low-income Black children is already present in kindergarten, due in part to limited opportunities for acquiring foundational skills necessary for school success. There is some evidence that…
Gottfried Michael A., Kim Hui Yon, October, 2015
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
The U.S. is witnessing two major trends in its rising cohorts of young children preparing to start school: an increase in the utilization of formal (e.g., center-based) childcare options in the year before starting kindergarten and an increase in…
Jensen Bryant, Reese Leslie, Hall-Kenyon Kendra M., Bennett Courtney, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this study we analyze how parent and teacher ratings of young Latino children's social competencies in rural California are associated with children's oral language development. We find (a) that there is considerable incongruence between parent…
Capps Randy, Koball Heather, Campetella Andrea, Perreira Krista Marlyn, Hooker Sarah, Pedroza Juan M., September, 2015
Literature Review
This report reviews the literature on the impacts of parental deportation on children, and on their needs for health and social services. (author abstract)
Capps Randy, Koball Heather, Campetella Andrea, Perreira Krista Marlyn, Hooker Sarah, Pedroza Juan M., September, 2015
Executive Summary
This report reviews the literature on the impacts of parental deportation on children, and on their needs for health and social services. (author abstract)
Drange Nina, Telle Kjetil, June, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Proficiency in the language spoken by the majority population may be crucial for the cognitive development of children from immigrant families. High-quality child care is believed to promote such language skills, and it is thus of concern that…
Park Hyejoon, Lin Ching-Hsuan, Liu Chennan, Tabb Karen M., June, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
After-school programs function especially well in improving academic and behavioral outcomes for disadvantaged children in general. However, little is known about the effectiveness of after-school programs in improving outcomes among Latino children…
Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, Coley Rebekah Levine, Collins Melissa A., Miller Portia, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children from immigrant families are more likely than children of native parents to start school with fewer of the academic skills that are important for long-term success, although evidence on behavioral skills is mixed. Center-based early…
Yu Stella M., Newport-Berra McHale, Liu Jihong, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Structured out-of-school time (OST) activities are associated with positive academic and psychosocial outcomes. Methods: Data came from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health, restricted to 36,132 youth aged 12-17 years. Logistic…
Ren Yonggang, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study aims to examine social competence of Chinese immigrant children and its associations with age, length of attendance in childcare, gender, generational status and proficiencies in English and Mandarin Chinese. One hundred Mandarin-speaking…
Park Maki, McHugh Margie, Zong Jie, Batalova Jeanne, April, 2015
Other
This report, based on analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau's most recent 2011-13 American Community Survey (ACS) data, aims to fill gaps in knowledge about ECEC workforce trends and, in particular, the large and growing share of immigrants in this…
Park Maki, McHugh Margie, Zong Jie, Batalova Jeanne, April, 2015
Executive Summary
This report, based on analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau's most recent 2011-13 American Community Survey (ACS) data, aims to fill gaps in knowledge about ECEC workforce trends and, in particular, the large and growing share of immigrants in this…
Caswell Linda, Lopez Michael, Barrueco Sandra, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) Study will be a descriptive study of the early childhood programs that serve young children of farmworkers. MSHS programs serve children zero to 8 years of age. The study will utilize surveys and onsite…