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Warner-Richter Mallory, Hall Nadia S. Orfali, Daily Sarah, Bultinck Erin, Cleveland Jennifer, Tout Kathryn, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This study was guided by the following two primary research questions: 1. What were participants', mentors', and key stakeholders' perceptions of the Vermont STARS quality framework and quality improvement supports? 2. To what extent did the design…
Pacchiano Debra, Wagner Maureen R., Lewandowski Holly, Ehrlich Stacy B., Stein Amanda G., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This paper begins with a high-level contrast of programs with strong and weak essential supports, presented through leader, teacher, and parent perceptions and experiences of their ECE programs and researcher observations. Then for each essential,…
Infurna Charles J., Hightower A. Dirk, Embt Kathleen, Van Wagner Genemarie, Strano Lauri, Lotyczewski Bohdan S., Montes Guillermo, MacGowan, III Andrew, Hooper Robin, Boyle Rebecca, Lubecki Lynn, Peelle David, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report presents Rochester Early Childhood Assessment Partnership's (RECAP) major findings for 2017-2018 Expanded Prekindergarten (EPK) and Universal Prekindergarten (UPK), along with family perspectives and relationship quality.
Infurna Charles J., Hightower A. Dirk, Embt Kathleen, Van Wagner Genemarie, Strano Lauri, Lotyczewski Bohdan S., Montes Guillermo, MacGowan, III Andrew, Hooper Robin, Boyle Rebecca, Lubecki Lynn, Peelle David, December, 2018
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a report that presents Rochester Early Childhood Assessment Partnership's (RECAP) major findings for 2017-2018 Expanded Prekindergarten (EPK) and Universal Prekindergarten (UPK), along with family perspectives and relationship…
Alamos Pilar, Williford Amanda P., LoCasale-Crouch Jennifer, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The development of a warm and supportive relationship with their teacher is protective for preschool children, and particularly beneficial for children who display early disruptive behaviors. Banking Time is a dyadic, short-term intervention to…
Eckhardt Andrea G., Egert Franziska, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
International findings indicate only moderate childcare quality and results revealed significant differences between regions. So far, this difference cannot be explained by structural characteristics. Based on the National Study on Education,…
Mohamed Ahmed Hassan Hemdan, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine whether gender would moderate the association between teacher-child relationship and children's social skills in a sample of preschool children. Classroom teachers (N = 32) rated the quality of the teacher-…
Shewark Elizabeth A., Zinsser Katherine M., Denham Susanne A., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Well-managed, emotionally positive preschool classrooms promote academic and social success (Mashburn et al. in Child Dev 79(3):732–749. https ://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2008.01154 .x, 2008). Therefore, learning standards and…
Jeon Lieny, Kwon Kyong-Ah, Choi Ji Young, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Approximately 7 million 0- to 5-year-old children attend family child care, which is a non-parental, paid care provided in a child care provider's home in the U.S. Despite the importance of family child care providers' role in supporting young…

Decker-Woodrow Lauren, Diaz Emily, Adachi Eishi, Barfield Don, Lamey Gay, 18 October, 2018
Executive Summary
The Year 5 evaluation of Pre-K 4 SA sought to address research questions regarding attendance, classroom quality, executive function, and kindergarten readiness during the pre-K year as well as investigate an arts-infused teacher program and a…
Decker-Woodrow Lauren, Diaz Emily, Adachi Eishi, Barfield Don, Lamey Gay, 18 October, 2018
Reports & Papers

The Year 5 evaluation of Pre-K 4 SA sought to address research questions regarding attendance, classroom quality, executive function, and kindergarten readiness during the pre-K year as well as investigate an arts-infused teacher program and a…

Child Trends, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The independent assessment of observational quality in STARS programs suggests the STARS system may be working for infant/toddler classrooms and family child care homes, but may not be working as well for center-based preschool programs/classrooms.…
Child Trends, October, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The purpose of the evaluation study was to more fully understand how various participants in Vermont including child care providers, mentors, and other key stakeholders perceived STARS. (author abstract)
Hooper Alison, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Background Home-based child care is a widely-used form of child care. However, given its prevalence, there is little research examining the providers' instructional practices and how these may vary by provider characteristics. Objective The goal…

Buell Martha J., Hooper Alison, Hallam Rena A., Han Myae, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Family Child Care (FCC) is an important sector of the early care and education system, and is included in most state-wide Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS). The sparse data on the literacy opportunities available in FCC are…