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National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, 17 December, 2020
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This document provides an overview of the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social and Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children and looks at state implementation strategies, highlighting examples from Wisconsin and Florida.
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The Afterschool Alliance’s fourth edition of America After 3PM provides a detailed accounting of the circumstances and conditions of U.S. children during the hours of 3 to 6 p.m. and compares afterschool program participation and unmet demand…
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
America After 3PM is a national survey of parents or guardians of school-aged children, screening 31,055 households and having 14,393 households completing in-depth interviews via an online survey using a blend of national consumer panels. At least…
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The 2020 Top 10 States for Afterschool brief delves into the data used to determine the top 10, as well as factors that may have contributed to each state’s ranking. What it finds overall is that every state in the top 10 has its own unique story of…
Gilpin Ansley, Mennen Ferol E., Pakulak Eric, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Dwyer Kathleen M., Cannon Erin, Bell Theodore A., Boxmeyer Caroline L., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Chor Elise, DeCaro Jason A., Dela Cruz Kenn Lacsamana, Giuliano Ryan J., Gomsrud Melissa, Karns Christina M., Klein Scott, Lochman John E., Longoria Zayra N., Molina Abigail Palmer, Monro William, Neville Helen, O'Neil Lauren Vega, Reynolds Mary Margaret, Sabol Terri J., Sclafani Marisa, Tighe Lauren A., December 2020
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This brief introduces four research projects testing promising interventions funded under the Head Start University Partnerships (HSUP): Dual-Generation Approaches grant program. Two-generation approaches are typically designed to address…

Infurna Charles J., Montes Guillermo, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This research study investigated the effects of preschool dosage on kindergarten readiness in an urban school district (n= 1,464). This study was guided by one research question: do children who attend two years of structured early childhood…
Watts Tyler W., Ibrahim Deanna A., Khader Alaa, Li Chen, Gandhi Jill, Raver C. Cybele, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In the current article, we examine the long-run school selection patterns of children randomly assigned to the Chicago School Readiness Project, an early childhood educational (ECE) intervention that aimed to improve the quality of Head Start…
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This snapshot provides an overview of Head Start research and evaluation supported by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). It further presents the following sections: past research and evaluation; stakeholder engagement; examples of…
Greenburg Jordan E., Hines Caitlin, Winsler Adam, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Public school pre-k programs are not only effective in promoting children’s school readiness but are also potentially useful for easing the transition from pre-k to kindergarten. One possible reason for this ease of transition is eliminating the…
School's Out Washington, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
School's Out Washington developed the COVID-19 Impact Survey to understand how school-age childcare and youth development programs in Washington State have maintained and changed since the start of the pandemic. This brief highlights providers…
School's Out Washington, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
School's Out Washington developed the COVID-19 Impact Survey to understand how school-age childcare and youth development programs in Washington State have maintained and changed since the start of the pandemic. This brief highlights COVID-19's…
School's Out Washington, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
School's Out Washington developed the COVID-19 Impact Survey to understand how school-age childcare and youth development programs in Washington State have maintained and changed since the start of the pandemic. This brief highlights programming…
Qi Cathy Huaqing, Zieher Almut K., Van Horn M. Lee, Bulotsky-Shearer Rebecca J., Carta Judith J., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between language skills and behavioural problems and the potential moderating role of the quality of classroom emotional support in this relationship among 242 preschool children from low-…
Qi Cathy Huaqing, Van Horn M. Lee, Selig James P., Kaiser Ann P., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of the study was to explore whether gender or ethnicity moderated the links between language skills and teacher ratings of problem behaviour and between language and social skills in 386 English-speaking Hispanic and European American…
Afterschool Alliance, December, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet examines unmet demand for and parental satisfaction with afterschool programs in the Arkansas – Mississippi Delta region, based on data collected for the 2020 America After 3PM survey.