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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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Whitehurst Grover J., 20 December, 2018
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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…
Weiland Christina, Q4 2018
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The results of the Tennessee study and the recent Brookings consensus statement present a moment for the field to reflect collectively on the preschool evidence base writ large and on what should come next. In this brief commentary, I review the…
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration of Children and Families (ACF) funds numerous data collection efforts through research studies on a wide-range of early childhood topics within and across child care,…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, 2018
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The child care and early education glossary defines terms used to describe aspects of child care and early education practice and policy. (author abstract)
Campbell-Barr Verity, Bogatic Katarina, October, 2017
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A special issue of the journal Early Child Development and Care, focusing on the relationship between global and local perspectives of early childhood education and care services
Kascak Ondrej, Pupala Branislav, August, 2017
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A special issue of the Journal of Pedagogy, focusing on international perspectives on power relations within early child education and care (ECEC) discourses
Kascak Ondrej, Pupala Branislav, August, 2017
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This editorial serves as an introduction to a special issue of the Journal of Pedagogy, focusing on international perspectives on power relations within early child education and care (ECEC) discourses.
Langford Rachel, May, 2017
Book Reviews
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For decades, Canadian parents, child care advocates, policymakers, and academics have asked, "Why doesn't Canada have a national, accessible, affordable, and high-quality child care system?" Lisa Pasolli's engaging presentation of the history of…
Brown Jeanne M., Kaye Candace, May/June 2017
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What is the role of early education and care in advocating and providing for nature play in an era when children's exposure to nature play and risk is threatened? This review deconstructs the word 'nature,' as well as discusses nature's role in…
Volk Dinah, March, 2017
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A special issue of Early Years: An International Research Journal, focusing on contemporary and critical perspectives on early childhood education in the United States
Volk Dinah, March, 2017
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An introduction to a special issue of Early Years: An International Research Journal, focusing on contemporary and critical perspectives on early childhood education in the United States
Fernandez Santin Merce, Feliu Torruella Maria, January, 2017
Reports & Papers
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We seem to have a problem in arts education at pre-school level: the lack of specific training for teachers teaching this subject to very young children. The future preschool teachers' training seems to be focused on the teaching and learning…
Brennan Margaret, September, 2016
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Caring for infants is a significant cultural activity, yet the subjective nature of this work has received little attention in socioculturally informed infant pedagogies. This article presents an alternative way of conceptualising the subjective and…
Wood Elizabeth, Hedges Helen, September, 2016
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A continuing struggle over curriculum in early childhood education is evident in contemporary research and debate at national and international levels. This reflects the dominant influence of developmental psychology in international discourses, and…