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Stephens Samuel A., September, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This Research-to-Policy Resource List focuses on resources in the Research Connections collection published in 2010 or later that focus on access to early care and education for children in immigrant families. The resources on this list are…
Lee Kyunghee, July, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to identify factors affecting Migrant Head Start (MHS) children's dental health. Enrollment duration (number of years and weeks enrolled) and individual and family factors were considered. Children (N = 931) who…
Rickmeyer Constanze, Lebiger-Vogel Judith, Leuzinger-Bohleber Marianne, 02 May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Background: The transition to child care is a challenging time in a child's life and leads to elevated levels of cortisol. These elevations may be influenced by the quality of the mother-child relationship. However, remarkably little is known…

Klein Oliver, Becker Birgit, April, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children of immigrants often enter school with lower language skills than children of native-born parents. In this paper, we analyze the impact of the duration of preschool attendance on the language development from age three to six of children of…
Matthews Hannah, April, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The federal government establishes immigrant eligibility policies for federal programs. This fact sheet details immigrant eligibility for early childhood programs, specifically child care subsidies and Head Start, as they exist under current law and…
Kalkman Kris, Hopperstad Marit Holm, Valenta Marko, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article approaches newcomer migrant girls' experiences with social competition and relational aggression. This the authors do through a detailed analysis of the interactional practices that a group of preschool-aged girls make use of as they…
Drange Nina, Telle Kjetil, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We study whether free preschool affects the subsequent school performance of children from immigrant families. Our difference-in-differences approach takes advantage of a policy intervention implemented in two districts in Oslo, leaving other…
Iddings Ana Christina da Silva, Reyes Iliana, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article reports on a longitudinal study spanning over 5 years, involving the design and implementation of an early childhood teacher education program model that engages a critical-ecological theoretical approach, a funds of knowledge…
Korat Ofra, Gitait Aviva, Deitcher Deborah Bergman, Mevarech Zemira, March/April 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We researched the efficacy of an early literacy programme in enhancing immigrant children's phonological awareness (PA) and print knowledge, including transferring learning to numeracy. Participants were 294 Ethiopian-born immigrant children in…
Reguero de Atiles Julia, Douglas Jonathan Robert, Allexsaht-Snider Martha, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose -- The purpose of this study was to explore early childhood teachers' sense of efficacy for working with immigrant children. In addition, this study examined the relationship of early childhood teachers' sense of efficacy to their…
McDevitt Seung Eun, September, 2016
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
Tobin, Arzubiaga and Adair invite us to listen carefully to the forgotten voices of our very essential members in the field of early childhood education: immigrant parents and teachers. The book is relevant in our current context of early childhood…
Morland Lyn, Levine Tarima, September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article, we briefly describe collaboration between early childhood education programs and refugee resettlement and other immigrant-serving organizations as an effective strengths-based strategy for improving culturally responsive systems and…
Song Won O., Song SuJin, Nieves Violeta, Gonzalez Andie, Crockett Elahe T., 27 July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Background: Children enrolled in Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs are at high risks of health problems. Although non-family child care providers play important roles on children's health status as role models, educators, program…

Vocke Karen S., Westine Carl, Applegate Brooks, VanDonkelaar Ilse Schweitzer, July-September 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This survey and interview-based study examined the perspectives of 30 of the 38 migrant directors in Michigan, covering 26 summer migrant programs. Among the findings of this study were an unexpected inverse relationship between the size of programs…
Gross Jeff, Ntagengwa Christine, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report begins with an overview of ECEC service provision in the United States. It then describes refugee populations in Massachusetts and how refugee families access child-care services, including the process of obtaining child-care vouchers…