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Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, June, 2020
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High quality early childhood education (ECE) programs can help all children enter kindergarten with the foundational academic and social-emotional skills they need to succeed. However, access to high quality ECE in the U.S. is low and unequal. While…
Nores Milagros, Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Joseph Gail E., Bachman Lea, Soderberg Janet, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report presents findings for the third year (2017-18) of the program and is centered on classroom quality and children's learning. The report includes information on the children served, children's learning and development during the school…
Nores Milagros, Barnett W. Steven, Joseph Gail E., Stull Sara, Jung Kwanghee, Soderberg Janet, October, 2017
Reports & Papers
This report presents second year (2016-17) findings from the impact evaluation, focusing on classroom quality and children's learning. We report for SPP basic statistics that describe: the children served, children's learning and development…
Nores Milagros, Barnett W. Steven, Joseph Gail E., Stull Sara, Figueras-Daniel Alexandra, Soderberg Janet, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report presents the first year (2015-16) findings from the impact evaluation. Its focus is on children's learning, the classroom quality they experienced, and how learning varied with differences in experiences. In addition to describing these…
Figueras-Daniel Alexandra, Barnett W. Steven, January, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of early education issues as they relate to Hispanic children, including home learning experiences, dual language learning, language of instruction and classroom practices, teacher professional development, and parental engagement
Barnett W. Steven, Nores Milagros, 26 April, 2012
Reports & Papers
An estimation of the early care and education arrangements and hours of 2- through 4-year-old children in 2010 by age, income, and child's language, based on government program data, the 2005 National Household Education Survey, and the 2004 and…
Thompson Ross A., December, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of what is known about early brain development and its implications for policy and practice
Hustedt Jason T., Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, May, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the relation of participation in Arkansas Better Chance (ABC), a state-funded child care and early education program for preschool-age children from low-income families, to the literacy, language, and math development of…
Laosa Luis M., Ainsworth Pat, March, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of Hispanic children's participation and achievement in preschool programs, with a discussion of challenges to increasing their access to and improving the quality of their preschool education
Laosa Luis M., Ainsworth Pat, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of Hispanic children's participation and achievement in preschool programs, with a discussion of challenges to increasing their access to and improving the quality of their preschool education
Robin Kenneth B., Frede Ellen, Barnett W. Steven, May, 2006
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal random assignment study comparing the effects of half- and full-day preschool program participation on vocabulary and math skills of preschool children through first grade, based on direct child assessment
Laosa Luis M., 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This paper examines the effects of preschool programs on Hispanic children's cognitive development. The evaluations and data analysis are based on three studies: (1) Georgetown University's study of Oklahoma's universal pre-K program; (2) the Head…
Schulman Karen, Barnett W. Steven, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs

A review of longitudinal studies' findings on the impacts of preschool program participation on youth and adult education, employment, family, social, community, and health outcomes

Barnett W. Steven, Lamy Cynthia Esposito, 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the effects of years of preschool attendance on vocabulary, literacy, and math skills at kindergarten entrance based on direct child assessments
Robin Kenneth B., Frede Ellen, Barnett W. Steven, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of a longitudinal random assignment study comparing the effects of half- and full-day preschool program participation on vocabulary and math skills of preschool children through first grade, based on direct child assessment