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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Lee RaeHyuck, Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, June, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We examined the associations between preschool attendance and academic school readiness at kindergarten entry among 5-year-old children of immigrant mothers in the United States using data from a US nationally representative sample (Early Childhood…
Roubeni Sonia, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
The home environment, which includes parents' engagement in children's home learning experiences and preacademic stimulation, has important consequences for children's acquisition of early academic skills, and although children of immigrants…
Park Maki, Katsiaficas Caitlin, McHugh Margie, April, 2018
Other
This report takes stock of ECEC service provision for young children of refugees and asylum seekers in select European countries (Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Turkey) as well as in Canada and the United States. In…
Park Maki, Katsiaficas Caitlin, McHugh Margie, April, 2018
Executive Summary
Seeking to better understand current policies and practices in this arena, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) coordinated an international study of the challenges and successes major host countries in Europe and North America are experiencing in…
Tavassolie Tanya, Lopez Claudia, De Feyter Jessica Johnson, Hartman Suzanne C., Winsler Adam, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Little is known about the early educational performance of children in migrant farmworker families. The authors examined the school readiness and early school success of 289 four-year-old preschool children of migrant families attending Redlands…
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…
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…
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…
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…