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Isaacs Julia B., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Child Care Research and Evaluation Capacity Building Center (Center) will assess and build the research and evaluation capacities of State, Territory, and Tribal CCDF Lead Agencies. The Center will engage with stakeholders in planning activities…
Klein Ashley Kopack, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (Q-CCIIT) observation tool is a reliable and valid research-based observational tool that measures the quality of interactions between infants and toddlers and their caregivers in…
Lundquist Alexandra, McBride Brent A., 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In addition to the type and amount of food children eat within ECE settings, how children eat is an equally important component of a healthful mealtime environment. Responsive feeding, or how children are fed, is defined broadly by creating a…
Bouza Johayra, Bulotsky-Shearer Rebecca J., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
We will validate a recently developed measure, Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ) questionnaires, which captures teacher-family relationship quality (reported by both teachers and families). We will also develop a preliminary…
Cobo-Lewis Alan B., Mason Craig A., 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Good child care quality is associated with good child outcomes, but high-quality care is rare. What level of quality is necessary to achieve good outcomes? Is there a minimum level of quality that must be delivered in order to attain good outcomes?…
Henderson Davis E., Restrepo M. Adelaida, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Navajo Head Start children are more likely to be referred for language assessments and be over-identified with language disorders at higher rates (70%) than the main stream children (7%). There are no measures available to evaluate Navajo Head Start…
Stagner Matthew, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In September 2015, the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in collaboration with the Children's Bureau awarded a contract to Mathematica Policy Research to carry out the Design Options for Understanding Child Maltreatment Incidence.…
Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Atkins-Burnett Sally, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (QCCIIT) observation tool was developed between 2010 and 2014 to assess the quality of caregiver-child interactions in non-parental care settings serving infants and toddlers. This…
Kirby Gretchen, Caronongan Pia, Burwick Andrew, Kelly Annalee, Davis Elizabeth E., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The goal of the project is to create a technically sound, feasible, and useful set of instruments that will provide consistent and systematic measures of the implementation and costs of providing ECE services at centers for children ages 0 to 5.…
Bustamante Andres S., Greenfield Daryl B., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study examines a newly developed, computer based, measure of children's motivation orientation, or how they deal with setbacks and failures inherent to learning situations, in a culturally diverse sample of children enrolled in the Miami-Dade…
Howard Eboni C., 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Head Start Coaching Study: Design Phase project seeks to develop designs for a study of coaching within the context of Head Start professional development systems. Coaching is a common mechanism through which the early care and education…
Barghaus Katherine M., Fantuzzo John W., 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The study aims to provide high quality evidence on the second most used assessment tool in Head Start--the Preschool Child Observation Record, 2nd edition (COR-2). To that end, this study has five objectives: (1) determine the dimensionality of the…
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this task order is to expand the knowledge base on early childhood development and programming by supporting secondary data analysis using archived datasets funded by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE). In the near…
Aikens Nikki, 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this study is to help the Administration for Children and Families better understand the experiences and perspectives of families and staff participating in Head Start and Early Head Start, particularly around the topic of family…
Morris Pamela A., Bloom Howard S., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
New York University will create a center to conduct secondary analysis of data from the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS). These analyses will extend HSIS findings to address how features of Head Start centers are associated with variation in program…