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Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next, a presenter from Massachusetts shares…
Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next,…
Hustedt Jason T., Jung Kwanghee, Barnett W. Steven, Williams Tonya, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Enrollment in state-funded pre-K programs prior to kindergarten entry has become increasingly common. As each state develops its own model for pre-K, rigorous studies of the impacts of state-specific programs are needed. This study investigates…
Sherfinski Melissa, Weekley Brandi Slider, Mathew Sera, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This narrative inquiry concerns preschool education in the USA. It describes and analyses the barriers and possibilities for inclusion/exclusion that educators and parents of young children in a West Virginian community believe that it poses. The…
Zepeda Alex, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Overall, the literature demonstrates that turnover rates in ECE tend to be high, and that turnover, quality, and child outcomes are closely tied. LAUP's mission is to provide access to quality ECE programs in order to give children a strong…
Mississippi. Legislature. PEER Committee, 17 November, 2015
Reports & Papers
Because fiscal years 2014 through 2016 represented the first phase of funding for Mississippi's prekindergarten program under the Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013, the Legislature will need information for the 2016 Legislative Session to…
Mississippi. Legislature. PEER Committee, 17 November, 2015
Executive Summary
After the first full year of implementation of the Early Learning Collaborative Act, the average performance of students in non-collaborative publicly funded prekindergarten programs was better than the average performance of students in the…
Barnett W. Steven, November, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A recent report published by a new project at Brookings called "Evidence Speaks" claims that advocates exaggerate unmet need as well as the cost of universal pre-kindergarten (UPK). It estimates that 69 percent of all four-year-olds already attend…
Edvance Research Inc., 07 October, 2015
Reports & Papers
San Antonio, Texas is among several cities that have opted for investing in preschool education, in addition to state mandates, much like the Boston pre-K program (National League of Cities, 2012). San Antonio is unique because the city has funded…
Edvance Research Inc., 07 October, 2015
Executive Summary
San Antonio, Texas is among several cities that have opted for investing in preschool education, in addition to state mandates, much like the Boston pre-K program (National League of Cities, 2012). San Antonio is unique because the city has funded…
Swain Walker A., Springer Matthew G., Hofer Kerry G., October-December 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In recent years, states have significantly expanded access to prekindergarten (pre-K), and federal policy makers have proposed funding near-universal access across the country. However, researchers know relatively little about the role of subsequent…
Workman Simon, Rooney Kathryn, Palaich Robert, Brown Amanda, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
In 2006, voters approved the Denver Preschool Program (DPP). DPP encourages families to enroll their four-year-old children in quality preschool programs so that the children are better prepared to enter kindergarten ready to learn and to increase…
Workman Simon, Rooney Kathryn, Palaich Robert, Brown Amanda, October, 2015
Executive Summary
In 2006, voters approved the Denver Preschool Program (DPP). DPP encourages families to enroll their four-year-old children in quality preschool programs so that the children are better prepared to enter kindergarten ready to learn and to increase…
Wool Sarah, Workman Simon, Mitchell Anne (Anne W.), October, 2015
Other
To inform the development of the Family Child Care (FCC) pilot of the Seattle Preschool Program, this memo summarizes information about how FCC providers are currently offering preschool, both nationally and in Seattle. This memo includes three main…
Barrett Drew, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
The Director Institute (DI) is a three-day series of professional development workshops held annually by LAUP from January through May. The workshops offer training in effective leadership skills to attendees, who are typically directors and…