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Greenberg Erica, Monarrez Tomas, September, 2019
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Data for the figures presented in this feature come from three sources measuring school and program enrollment by race or ethnicity nationally. The first is the National Survey of Early Care and Education, a nationally representative study of…

Moodie Shannon, Daneri M. Paula, Goldhagen Samantha, Halle Tamara, Green Katie, LaMonte Lauren, February, 2014
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This document has several purposes. First, the compendium aims to discuss the purpose of developmental screening and how it differs from child assessment. Second, the compendium aims to "translate" technical psychometric information about the…
Wilson-Ahlstrom Alicia, Yohalem Nicole, DuBois David L., Ji Peter, Hillaker Barb, January, 2014
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Helping to build what are often referred to as "social-emotional" or "21st century skills" is an important contribution that many youth programs make and more could be making. Yet these efforts remain underrepresented in the program evaluation…
Halle Tamara, Zaslow Martha, Wessel Julia, Moodie Shannon, Darling-Churchill Kristen E., June, 2011
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This document has three purposes. First, the compendium aims to help Head Start managers and other early childhood education administrators review information regarding the reliability and validity of commonly used assessment and developmental…
Crosby Danielle A., Dowsett Chantelle J., Gennetian Lisa A., Huston Aletha C., September 2010
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Peer Reviewed
A comparison of ordinary least squares regression and instrumental variable analysis, two analytic methods for the estimation of relationships between child care type and externalizing problems, in order to illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of…
Townsend Monika, Konold Timothy R., April 2010
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Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the psychometric properties of the Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening for Preschool (PALS-PreK) instrument, that includes an examination of gender invariance, with a split sample of 4,518 preschool children in Virginia
Pate Russell R., O'Neill Jennifer R., Mitchell Jonathan, March 2010
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Peer Reviewed
An overview of the methods for measurement of physical activity in children of preschool age from articles detailing the measurement properties of direct observational systems, accelerometry, pedometry, heart rate monitoring, and proxy reporting
National Research Council (U.S.), 2008
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This report is the result of over a year of effort by the Committee on Developmental Outcomes and Assessments for Young Children. The study was performed at the request of the Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of…
Behrman Jere R., Glewwe Paul, Miguel Edward, December 2007
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A discussion of methodological considerations involved in evaluating the impacts of early childhood development programs
Brown Elizabeth Glyn, Scott-Little Catherine, Amwake Carolynn, Wynn Lucy, August 2007
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A review of methods and instruments used to measure child outcomes in state and local school readiness initiatives