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Goodson Barbara D., Checkoway Amy, Yudron Monica, Acevedo Maria, 16 January, 2018
Reports & Papers
After introducing the PEG program (Chapter 1), this report describes the second year of supports and outcomes for teachers (Chapters 2 and 3), classroom quality (Chapter 4), supports for families (Chapter 5), and concludes with a discussion of…
Goodson Barbara D., Checkoway Amy, Yudron Monica, Acevedo Maria, 16 January, 2018
Executive Summary
The Year 2 PEG implementation study focuses on the second year of supports and outcomes for teachers, classroom quality, and supports for families. Overall, compared to its first year of implementation, the PEG programs in Year 2 (which was the 2016…
Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., Grindal Todd, Hofer Kerry G., Lamoreau Renee, Sarna Maureen, Watt Rian, Yudron Monica, Douglass Anne L., 05 December, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report describes the first year of implementation of the PEG program in Massachusetts and provides an initial assessment of the extent to which PEG programs are meeting the objective of providing high-quality preschool to underserved children…
Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., Grindal Todd, Hofer Kerry G., Lamoreau Renee, Sarna Maureen, Watt Rian, Yudron Monica, Douglass Anne L., 05 December, 2016
Executive Summary
As part of the PEG program, EEC has invested in a rigorous external evaluation. The PEG evaluation is being conducted by Abt Associates Inc. in partnership with University of Massachusetts Boston. The multi-year evaluation has four components: an…
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, March 30, 2010
Reports & Papers
An examination of student outcomes during the third year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 25 percent, based on interviews and focus groups with district and school…
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, March 30, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of student outcomes during the third year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 25 percent, based on interviews and focus groups with district…
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, December 18, 2009
Reports & Papers
A planning and implementation evaluation of the third year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 25 percent, based on interviews and focus groups with district and school…
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, December 18, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a planning and implementation evaluation of the third year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 25 percent, based on interviews and focus groups with…
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, March 26, 2009
Reports & Papers
A planning and implementation evaluation and an examination of outcomes during the second year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 25 percent, based on interviews and…
Massachusetts. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, March 26, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a planning and implementation evaluation and an examination of outcomes during the second year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 25 percent, based on…
Massachusetts. Department of Education, 2008
Reports & Papers
A planning and early implementation evaluation and an examination of early outcomes during the first year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 30 percent, based on…
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Reports & Papers
Compared with children of nonworking mothers, children of full-time working mothers have lower overall HEI (Healthy Eating Index) scores, lower intake of iron and fiber, and higher intake of soda and fried potatoes, even after taking into account…
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Executive Summary
The study objectives concerned differences in nutrition outcomes among children age 0 to 17 years whose mothers work full-time, part-time, and not at all, and the role the CACFP serves in meeting the nutrition needs of participating children,…
Crepinsek Mary Kay, Burstein Nancy, June, 2004
Reports & Papers
This section describes participating children's average consumption of food energy and nutrients over 24 hours, and the relative contribution of CACFP meals and snacks to total intakes. It begins with a description of the sample children and their…
Marshall Nancy L., Creps Cindy L., Burstein Nancy, Dennehy Julie, Robeson Wendy Wagner, Glantz Frederic B., Roberts Joanne, 2004
Reports & Papers
A study funded by the Maine Office of Child Care and Head Start of early child care and education for preschool-aged children in full-day, year-round community child care centers, with principal focus on the range of child care quality and the…