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Fleck Bethany, Chavajay Pablo, Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the amount and types of physical contact experienced by young children in preschool and kindergarten, based on observations of 29 children and 14 teachers at a university-affiliated child care center/kindergarten in a New Hampshire…
Ewing Allison R., Taylor Angela R., Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of child gender, child ethnicity, and teacher-child ethnic match on the association between teacher-child relationship quality and children?s behavioral competence, based on data collected from several hundred white and…
Moller Arlen C., Forbes-Jones Emma, Hightower A. Dirk, Friedman Ron, Q3 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between the gender composition of preschool classrooms and rates of development in boys and girls, based on a study of 806 children from 70 urban preschool classrooms
Femia Elia E., Zarit Steven H., Blair Clancy, Jarrott Shannon E., Bruno Kelly, Q2 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of intergenerational programming for preschoolers and seniors on children's socioemotional development, behavior, school performance, and attitudes, based on a survey of 37 families
Radey Melissa, Brewster Karin, Q3 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the influence of race on the child-care choices of 1871 low-income working mothers participating in the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study
Kholowa Foster, Rose Pauline, July 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the international policy agenda on the role of preschool as a poverty reduction tool, and its implications for national policy intentions in Malawi, using evidence from a case study of four rural preschools in poor and mainly agrarian…
Fantuzzo John W., Perlman Staci M., July, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the impact of out-of-home placement on the social adjustment outcomes and academic achievement of urban children, based on a study of 11,835 second grade students enrolled in the public school system of a large northeastern city
Harris Douglas N., April 2007
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of an anthology of research on racial and ethnic differences in school readiness and academic achievement among young children
Hubbs-Tait Laura, Kennedy Tay S., Droke Elizabeth A., Belanger David M., Parker Jill R., January 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relation between Head Start children's iron, zinc, and lead levels and their cognitive development and scores on standardized tests as well as teachers' ratings of behavior
Schechter Carlota, Bye Beth, Q1 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the impact of attending a mixed-income preschool on low income children's language development as compared with the language development of low income children attending non-economically integrated programs
Joesch Jutta M., Maher Erin J., Durfee Alesha, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of child care arrangements for the youngest children of families, examining the effect of family characteristics on observed differences of child care arrangements
Vermeer Harriet J., Ijzendoorn Marinus H. van, 2006
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of nine studies examining young children's elevated cortisol levels at child care and an analysis of age, gender, and child's temperament in terms of affecting cortisol level
Crick Nicki R., Ostrov Jamie M., Burr Jean E., Cullerton-Sen Crystal, Jansen-Yeh Elizabeth A., Ralston Peter, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of preschool children in their classroom environments to investigate the development of relational and physical aggression
Doctoroff Greta L., Greer Joseph A., Arnold David H., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the sex differences in the relationship between social behaviors and emergent literacy among preschoolers
Li-Grining Christine P., Coley Rebekah Levine, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of child care quality in low-income urban communities, including types of child care used and degree to which settings met children?s and mothers? needs, based on data from a longitudinal welfare study: Welfare, Children, and Families: A…