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Irwin Clare W., Gallo Audrey, February 2021
Reports & Papers

In an effort to increase access to high-quality prekindergarten (preK) programs for all young children in Vermont, the state passed universal preK legislation in 2014 (Act 166). All 3- and 4-year-olds have access to 10 hours a week of state-…

Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, February 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

In efforts to better understand program availability, quality, and characteristics related to family choice among universal prekindergarten (preK) programs in Vermont, this study examined the characteristics of approved preK programs overall,…

Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, February 2021
Other

This document includes the literature review, methods, and supporting analyses for "Characteristics of approved universal prekindergarten programs in Vermont in 2018/19."

Piazza Peter, Frankenberg Erica, November, 2019
Reports & Papers
In the midst of this social and demographic upheaval, Penn State's Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR) presents data illustrating the current segregation of preschool children. After reviewing updated data on segregation trends, we outline…
Piazza Peter, Frankenberg Erica, November, 2019
Executive Summary
In the midst of this social and demographic upheaval, Penn State's Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR) presents data illustrating the current segregation of preschool children. After reviewing updated data on segregation trends, we outline…
Frankenberg Erica, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report aims to begin to understand the extent to which young children enrolled in school-based preschools are in racially diverse settings. (author abstract)
National-Louis University. McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Summer 2016
Reports & Papers
The upsurge in adding preK to elementary education has many principals and district leaders facing uncharted waters. School systems designed for traditional elementary education may not be a good fit for preK, especially for instructional leadership…
Cortazar Alejandra, Q3 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
There is an ever-growing emphasis worldwide on increasing access to early childhood care and education programs and generating high-quality educational experiences for children, especially those from low-income families. Chile is not an exception in…
TNS-BMRB (Firm), June, 2014
Reports & Papers
The Department for Education commissioned TNS BMRB to undertake an analysis of data collected as part of the sample build survey of the 2013 Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey, with a view to understanding the number of schools that offer…
Greene Vanessa, Joshi Puja, Street Catherine, Wallace Emma, Kurtz Ashley, April, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report presents a summary of some of the key findings from a baseline survey of schools carried out as part of an implementation study examining what works in developing and delivering two year old provision in schools. The findings show the…
Chow Bik C., Louie Lobo H. T., February, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of preschool type (public vs private) on motor skill performance in 239 (121 boys, 118 girls) preschool children ages 3 to 6.5 yr. Preschoolers were tested on 12 fundamental motor skills from the…
Moser Thomas, Martinsen Marianne T., December 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into the characteristics of outdoor environments in kindergarten programs, based on information gathered through questionnaires of institutional heads and pedagogical leaders from 117 kindergartens in Norway
Parsad Basmat, Lewis Laurie, February 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the features of public elementary schools with formal after school programs and of the after school programs in these schools, based on a nationally representative sample of public elementary schools
Collins Ashleigh, Moore Kristin Anderson, Paisano-Trujillo Renee, January, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of experiences and lessons from an initiative in New Mexico to place and integrate health, family support, and extended learning services in middle schools
Clifford Richard M., Crawford Gisele M., Stebbins Helene, Reszka Stephanie S., Coatney Barbara, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of issues related to financing early childhood programs in school settings