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Page Lindsay C., Feller Avi, Grindal Todd, Miratrix Luke W., Somers Marie-Andree, December, 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
Increasingly, researchers are interested in questions regarding treatment-effect variation across partially or fully latent subgroups defined not by pretreatment characteristics but by post-randomization actions. One promising approach to address…
Peck Laura, December, 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
Several analytic strategies exist for opening up the "black box" to reveal more about what drives policy and program impacts. This article focuses on one of these strategies: the Analysis of Symmetrically-Predicted Endogenous Subgroups (ASPES).…
Keele Luke, Tingley Dustin H., Yamamoto Teppei, Fall 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper examines a statistical framework for the analysis of causal mechanisms, often referred to as causal mediation analysis. Data is analyzed from two policy interventions, the Perry Preschool project and the Job Search Intervention Study (…
Bourassa Jacqueline, Zweig Jacqueline, Stevenson-Garcia Judi, Weidele Andrea, Irwin Clare W., 13 August, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar presents findings from a study that explores the collection and use of data in several New England preschool programs. Analysis focuses on three domains: early learning outcomes (math, reading, and social-emotional); classroom quality…
Bourassa Jacqueline, Zweig Jacqueline, Stevenson-Garcia Judi, Weidele Andrea, Irwin Clare W., 13 August, 2015
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that presents findings from a study that explores the collection and use of data in several New England preschool programs. Analysis focuses on three domains: early learning outcomes (math, reading…
Datta A. Rupa, July, 2015
Multimedia

This video presentation discusses the availability and potential uses of the non-parental care usage and enrollment data found in the National Survey of Early Care and Education's (NSECE) household and provider data files. The following topics…

Datta A. Rupa, Connelly Jill, July, 2015
Multimedia

This video presentation discusses definitions of specific types of care, along with samples used in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE).

Mathias Debi, Wong Muriel, Lopez Nicole, Davis Ariel, Hayes Mary, Brown-Kendall Rachael, 17 June, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar examines ways in which states and localities are using data as a tool to improve their quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Presenters from Palm Beach, Florida, as well as New York and Washington State, discuss the…
Mathias Debi, Wong Muriel, Lopez Nicole, Davis Ariel, Hayes Mary, Brown-Kendall Rachael, 17 June, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint accompanies a webinar that examines ways in which states and localities are using data as a tool to improve their quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Presenters from Palm Beach, Florida, as well as New York and Washington…
Bleckman Johanna, Vogel Cheri, Cannon Judith, 27 May, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar provides training in the use of data from the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) 2009. Overviews of the study's design and methodology, along with information on data access and files, analytic and…
Bleckman Johanna, Vogel Cheri, Cannon Judith, 27 May, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides training in the use of data from the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) 2009. Overviews of the study's design and methodology, along with information on…
Thomas Jaime, Caronongan Pia, Simard Bethany, Vogel Cheri, Boller Kimberly, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
Given the intensive demands that the collection of attendance data places on program staff, it can often be challenging to collect and may result in a fair amount of missing data, which can compromise the reliability and validity of attendance…
Zweig Jacqueline, Irwin Clare W., Kook Janna Fuccillo, Cox Josh, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
Early childhood education programs face increasing pressures to collect data, about both teachers and children, and to use those data to make decisions (Yazejian & Bryant, 2013). Research supports the potential value of using data in education…
Leow Christine S., Wen Xiaoli, Korfmacher Jon, January, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article compares regression modeling and propensity score analysis as different types of statistical techniques used in addressing selection bias when estimating the impact of two-year versus one-year Head Start on children's school readiness.…
National Survey of Early Care and Education Project Team, 2015
Other

The slides of this presentation provide information on the structure and use of the dataset of the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). The data files and documentation are described in detail in this tutorial. The slides will…