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Hustedt Jason T., Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Pew Charitable Trusts, August, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of the effects of the New Mexico PreK initiative on the receptive vocabulary, early literacy, and early math skills of children entering kindergarten, using data from a sample of 886 children from across New Mexico
Horton Carol, May 2007
Literature Review
A review of the research designs and findings of notable research initiatives that focus on early care and education programs including Head Start, child care programs, and state prekindergarten programs
Horton Carol, May, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a review of the research designs and findings of notable research initiatives that focus on early care and education programs including Head Start, child care programs, and state prekindergarten programs
West Jerry, Tarullo Louisa B., Aikens Nikki, Sprachman Susan, Ross Christine, Carlson Barbara Lepidus, March, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlights of the 2006 Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) study design
Morrissey Taryn, 2007
Table Of Findings
A table summarizing the research questions, groups studied, methods, validity and reliability issues, and findings of studies discussed in an accompanying literature review examining regulated family child care in the United States, including survey…
Emlen Arthur, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), January 2007
A guide for constructing surveys on factors driving parental use of supplemental child care, including discussions of constructs and variables related to household, parent, work, and child characteristics, child care arrangements, and parent choice
Walsh Glenda, Gardner John, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the design and validation of instruments used to measure aspects of high quality in early child learning environments in Northern Irish primary schools and Danish kindergartens
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 02 July, 2004
Executive Summary
A summary of an effort to develop methods for assessing Migrant and Seasonal Head Start programs and participants
Corlyon Judy, Meadows Pamela, 2004
A study of methodology for research on which to base policy interactions among states and localities in England
St. Pierre Robert G., 2004
How do we best answer these questions about the impacts and effectiveness of social programs? There has been a growing call for evidence obtained from evaluations that are based on randomized experiments. This chapter provides guidelines for…
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, Sure Start (Programme), October 2003
A discussion of the Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project commissioned by Great Britain?s Department of Education and Skills that provides an introduction to issues in cross-national work, to the methods used in this study, and to…
Lamb-Parker Faith, Greenfield Daryl B., Fantuzzo John W., Clark Cheryl, Coolahan Kathleen Coyle, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between shared decision making and success in community-university research partnerships, using the Head Start-Research Partnership questionnaire to survey researchers and Head Start practitioners representing 75…
Moore Kristin Anderson, 2001
An overview of the collaboration between state welfare officials and several federal governmental bodies to analyze the implications of welfare reform on children
Pergamit Michael, Pierret Charles R., Rothstein Donna S., Veum Jonathan, 2001
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the kinds of research questions regarding employment, education, training, family relations, financial well-being and health, that can be addressed with the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979.
New England Workforce Partners for Early Care and Education, 2001
A fact sheet on issues in designing and conducting market rate surveys