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Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, 31 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
This evaluation aimed to assess not only the processes and outcomes associated with the pilot sites' completion of the project, but also the perceived utility of the system if it were to be implemented in Southern Nevada. Therefore, data were…
Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, 31 December, 2011
Executive Summary
In the Spring of 2009, the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) Workgroup (comprised of professionals working in early childhood education), along with United Way of Southern Nevada, the Nevada Office of Early Care and Education, University of…
Gaylor Erika, Spiker Donna, Williamson Cyndi, Ferguson Kate, 31 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the pilot of the Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program--a market-oriented scholarship model that includes home visits to inform parents about the benefits of high-quality early care and education, scholarships for low-…
Gaylor Erika, Spiker Donna, Williamson Cyndi, Ferguson Kate, 31 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of the pilot of the Saint Paul Early Childhood Scholarship Program--a market-oriented scholarship model that includes home visits to inform parents about the benefits of high-quality early care and education, scholarships…
Iruka Iheoma U., Yazejian Noreen, Maxwell Kelly, Robertson Nakenge, 21 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Quality Counts (QC) is a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) and professional development initiative in Miami-Dade County, Florida that has been active in the child care provider community for almost 4 years. This system is designed and…
Florida. Office of the Auditor General, 20 December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the governance structure, administration, oversight, and service delivery of state-funded early learning programs in Florida, based on audit procedures that include interviews with state agency staff, analyses of…
Richardson Brooke, 14 December, 2011
Reports & Papers
An examination of the representation of early care and education in the 2006 federal election in Canada, based on an analysis of newspaper articles, political party policy platforms, and political speeches
Bagnato Stephen J., McLean Mary E., Macy Marisa G., Neisworth John, December, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
Now at middle age, the field of Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) and its professionals have demonstrated a unique capacity to develop their own practice-based evidence (PBE) and professional standards to forge solutions to challenging professional…
Havnes Tarjei, Mogstad Magne, December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between universal subsidized child care and maternal employment, based on data from administrative registers from Statistics Norway from 1967 through 2006
Falbe Jennifer, Kenney Erica L., Henderson Kathryn E., Schwartz Marlene B., December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the reliability and validity of a 65-item measure to evaluate five areas of child care center policies--nutrition education, nutrition standards for foods and beverages, promoting healthy eating in the child care setting, physical…
Hebbeler Kathleen, Spiker Donna, Kahn Lynne, December, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the implementation history of the early intervention and early childhood special education components of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), with a focus on current implementation issues in the areas of access to…
Odom Samuel L., Buysse Virginia, Soukakou Eleni P., December, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of key points from research on early childhood inclusion, synthesized from findings from two national research centers since the passage of PL99-457--the reauthorization of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), as well…
Ben-Galim Dalia, December, 2011
Other
An economic argument for publicly-supported, universal child care for preschool-aged children in the United Kingdom
Dickman Anneliese M., Peterangelo Joseph, Schwabe Amy, Henken Robert E., December, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of the implications for YoungStar, the Wisconsin state child care quality rating and improvement system (QRIS), of challenges faced by other states in the development and implementation of their own QRISs
National Women's Law Center, December, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of features of child care assistance policies in the nine states that received Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge program funds