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Lazarte-Alcala Naneida R., Schumacher Krista, Culver Kristin N., October, 2015
Reports & Papers
The Oklahoma School Readiness Reach-by-Risk Report 2015 serves as the second publication in the series and updates data published in 2014. The Report is intended to provide policy makers and other early childhood education stakeholders with the most…
Nyhan Paul, June, 2015
Other
In 2008 the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) confronted a problem that has been growing for decades. It boasted the highest academic performance of any large urban district in California, yet its achievement gap was widening, as too…
Nyhan Paul, June, 2015
Executive Summary
In 2008 the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) confronted a problem that has been growing for decades. It boasted the highest academic performance of any large urban district in California, yet its achievement gap was widening, as too…
Rohacek Monica, Lowenstein Christopher, Sandstrom Heather, Isaacs Julia B., April, 2015
Other
Though Head Start has a long history of efforts focused on preparing children for school and assessing children's development, it is only since December 2011 that Head Start regulations specifically require grantees to set school readiness goals and…
Good Beginnings Alliance, 27 January, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Hawaii State School Readiness Assessment is a critical component of the School Readiness Task Force's strategy to improve school readiness and student achievement. This tool provides annual school and system level accountability for Hawaii's…
Augustine Jennifer March, Raley R. Kelly, April, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Following the ongoing increase in nonmarital fertility, policy makers have looked for ways to limit the disadvantages faced by children of unmarried mothers. Recent initiatives included marriage promotion and welfare-to-work programs. Yet policy…
Good Beginnings Alliance, 21 November, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A profile in Hawaii during the 2012-2013 school year of schools' educational policies and practices to support early learning and of children's school readiness skills
Britto Pia Rebello, April, 2012
Other
While school readiness is gaining currency around the globe, there remain many issues linked with a cohesive understanding of the concept and its applications to improve the learning and development of all children, the quality of schools, and the…
Schweinhart Lawrence J., 2012
Other
A discussion of the role of curricula and assessments in ensuring schools are ready for young children
Galindo Claudia, Sheldon Steven B., Q1 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between school outreach to families and both parents' educational expectations and family involvement in school and at home, a second study of the relationship between family involvement and math and reading gains…
Talwar Victoria, Carlson Stephanie M., Lee Kang, November, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the executive function of children in both kindergarten and first grade, from a school that practices corporeal punishment and from one that does not, taking into account receptive vocabulary, verbal ability, and parental…
Hawaii. Department of Education. System Evaluation and Reporting Section, Good Beginnings Alliance, 27 October, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A profile in Hawaii during the 2011-2012 school year of schools with kindergarten classes and their educational policies and practices to support early learning and of the prevalence of school readiness skills in kindergarten classrooms
Tasmania, 2011
Reports & Papers

An investigation of children's school readiness at the state- and community-level in Tasmania, Australia, in the domains of physical health and wellbeing, social competence, emotional maturity, language and cognitive skills, and communication…

Tasmania, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation of children's school readiness at the state- and community-level in Tasmania, Australia, in the domains of physical health and wellbeing, social competence, emotional maturity, language and cognitive skills, and…
Maine Children's Alliance, 2011
Other
An examination of indicators of the readiness of Maine families, communities, early childhood education and care programs, and schools to support children's readiness for school