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Riser Danielle, Hallam Rena A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Child care provides an essential service to many families by allowing parents to participate in the workforce and helping their children develop in a nurturing environment. However, families who have young children with disabilities have…

Hebbeler Kathleen, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

SRI International and the California Department of Education are conducting a mixed-methods study of the inclusion of children with disabilities under age 5 in subsidized child care in California. The four project objectives are to (1) describe…

Rumper Brooke, Greenfield Daryl B., 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The present study aims to understand different factors that might affect Dual Language Learning (DLL) children's science scores. DLL children comprise one fifth of the children served by Head Start, however little is known about their science…
Frechette Elizabeth, Greenfield Daryl B., 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to examine the association between the classroom context, self-regulation skills, and academic achievement in a sample of Dual Language Learning (DLL) children enrolled in Head Start. Given the increasing number of DLL…
Juhasz Audrey, Boyce Lisa K., 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Previous research following a sample of immigrant Dominican and Mexican children from ages 2 to 5 identified four dual language profiles: a) Dual-language growth, b) English dominance, c) Spanish dominance, d) Change from Spanish to English…
Hile Kimberly A., Santos Rosa Milagros, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates that children with disabilities be provided with individualized supports to maximize their overall development and learning. Caregivers of young children (ages birth-five years) play an…
White Lisa J., Greenfield Daryl B., 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to examine bidirectional associations between cognitive and bilingual language development in a sample of young Latino Dual Language Learners (DLLs) attending Head Start. Existing research suggests that these children…
Caswell Linda, Lopez Michael, Barrueco Sandra, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) Study will be a descriptive study of the early childhood programs that serve young children of farmworkers. MSHS programs serve children zero to 8 years of age. The study will utilize surveys and onsite…
Weglarz-Ward Jenna M., Santos Rosa Milagros, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this project is to begin to understand the needs of infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families in child care settings. As the number of infants in child care rapidly increases as does the number of children in need of…
Halpin Emily C., Melzi Gigliana, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this project is to describe preschool Latino dual-language learners' language skills in various domains of both Spanish and English, and to examine the relations between language skills, home and classroom factors, and school…
Limlingan Maria Cristina, McWayne Christine M., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The overarching purpose of this project is to increase the understanding of classroom factors and processes that can support the language and socio-emotional development of dual language learners (DLLs). In recent years, policymakers have paid more…
Miller Elizabeth B., Farkas George, 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The number of Spanish-speaking Dual Language Learners (DLLs) is growing rapidly in the U.S., representing an increasing share (nearly 40%) of Head Start (HS) and Early Head Start (EHS) participants as well as other early care and education (ECE)…
Bumgarner Erin, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The number of Latino children in the United States is steadily increasing. This demographic transformation presents several challenges for the United States, one of which is meeting the diverse educational needs of Latino children. This challenge is…
Mendez Lucia I., Crais Elizabeth R., Castro Dina Carmela, 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of a Culturally and Linguistically Responsive (CLR) English vocabulary approach designed to support vocabulary development in Spanish-speaking dual-language learners (DLLs). The approach…
Kennedy Joy Lorenzo, Melzi Gigliana, 2010
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Information is lacking on the normative developmental trajectory of children's narrative skills across the preschool years, particularly for DLL children. This study seeks to address this gap in the literature by assessing narrative development…