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Whitehurst Grover J., 20 December, 2018
Other
I propose a different way of thinking about the role of early experience, which I call the good-enough model. It is an evolutionary perspective that sees the human species as having evolved in circumstances that support normal development of brain…
Whitehurst Grover J., 20 December, 2018
Executive Summary
I propose a different way of thinking about the role of early experience, which I call the good-enough model. It is an evolutionary perspective that sees the human species as having evolved in circumstances that support normal development of brain…
Jones Colin A., 03 December, 2018
Other
After-school and out-of-school time (ASOST) learning opportunities are available to some, but not all, Massachusetts students who could benefit from such programs. This report surveys the child population and existing ASOST programs in Massachusetts…
Kauerz Kristie, Taylor Mari, Kuhl Katie, December, 2018
Other
With generous funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in February 2014, the Washington P-3 Executive Leadership Certificate Program (P-3 ELCP) enrolled its first cohort. The P-3 ELCP was offered in three subsequent years, and as of the…
Preskitt Julie K., Johnson H., Becker David, Ernest James M., Fifolt Matthew, Adams Joe T., Strichik Tracye, Ross Jeana, Sen B., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this issue brief is to analyze reading and math proficiency results through middle school to compare performance and persistence over time of any differences between groups of students who received Alabama First Class Pre-K and those…
Dodge Kenneth A., Bai Yu, Ladd Helen F., Muschkin Clara G., December, 2018
Executive Summary
This new analysis extends the evaluation of the same students over the course of middle school through the end of Grade 8. We asked two main research questions: First, did each program continue to have a positive impact on math and reading test…
Pacchiano Debra, Wagner Maureen R., Lewandowski Holly, Ehrlich Stacy B., Stein Amanda G., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This paper begins with a high-level contrast of programs with strong and weak essential supports, presented through leader, teacher, and parent perceptions and experiences of their ECE programs and researcher observations. Then for each essential,…
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, December, 2018
Other
This brief outlines and compares 17 selected Federal early childhood programs, some of which are dedicated exclusively to early childhood education (ECE) and/or child care, and others for which ECE or child care is an allowable use. The exclusive…
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, December, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
From November 2017 through March 2018, the National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE) facilitated a professional learning community (PLC) on the out-of-school time (OST) workforce. States shared best practices related to the…
Russell Christina A., Turner Tandra T., Butler Alisha, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
The OST Office and OST Commission committed to ensuring that the voices of parents and youth were represented in informing the development of a system of OST services. In a collaborative effort in 2018, Policy Studies Associates (PSA) developed…
Russell Christina A., Turner Tandra T., Butler Alisha, December, 2018
Executive Summary
The OST Office and OST Commission committed to ensuring that the voices of parents and youth were represented in informing the development of a system of OST services. In a collaborative effort in 2018, Policy Studies Associates (PSA) developed…
Gormley, Jr. William T., Phillips Deborah A., Anderson Sara, Winter 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As states have upgraded their commitment to pre-K education over the past two decades, questions have arisen. Critics argue that program effects are likely to fade out or disappear over time, while supporters contend that program effects are likely…
McDermott Paul A., Rovine Michael J., Reyes Roland, Chao Jessica L., Scruggs Richard, Buek Katharine, Fantuzzo John W., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the latent developmental patterns for classroom learning behaviors among children from underresourced families. Based on standardized teacher observations, a large sample (N = 2,152) of children was assessed for manifestations of…
Haslip Michael J., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigated the link between public pre-kindergarten attendance and first grade literacy achievement in the United States. Participants (N = 1056; first grade children from one mixed-urban city in Virginia in 2012-2013) had either…
Berry Tiffany, Teachanarong-Aragon Lisa, Sloper Michelle, Bartlett Jessica Dym, Steber Kathryn (Kate), 30 November, 2018
Literature Review
The overarching goal of this White Paper is to demonstrate--through a comprehensive review of academic research--how afterschool programs can build protective and promotive factors associated with supporting positive development in youth. (author…