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Cooke Mandy, Francisco Susanne, Press Frances, Wong Sandie, December, 2020
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The theory of practice architectures is a useful theoretical, methodological and analytical tool for educational research. The use of the theory is emerging as germane in early childhood education research. This article explores concepts from the…
Warner-Richter Mallory, Mathur Ambika, November, 2020
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This resource guide provides information for researchers about administrative data collected on federal policies and programs that (in whole or part) support young children with disabilities. (author abstract)
Sandstrom Heather, Isaacs Julia B., August, 2020
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As states and territories make decisions about child care policies, they may find it useful to collect data from child care providers. Existing administrative records, such as child care licensing data or workforce registries, offer answers to many…
Oster Emily, 19 June, 2020
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An economics professor at Brown University has been crowdsourcing data on COVID-19 cases and rates of transmission among children and staff at child care centers that remained open during the pandemic of 2020. Data were collected via voluntary…
Datta A. Rupa, Gelatt Julia, Sandstrom Heather, 22 February, 2018
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The NSECE data files include extensive geographic data about sampled providers and households, the communities in which those providers and households are located, and other characteristics such as distances. The goal of this webinar is to…

Maxwell Kelly, Bradburn Isabel, Lin Van-Kim Bui, Davis Elizabeth E., Claessens Amy, 21 June, 2017
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that highlights three resources that can assist researchers in using early care and education administrative data. Additionally, it provides researchers' perspectives based on experience throughout…
Detterman Linda, Noble Justin, Israel Abay, 20 June, 2017
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides an overview and demonstration of the recently launched Deposit Manager at Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). This system replaces its previous data…
Massey Meg, Walsh Kelly, Milner Justin, Derrick-Mills Teresa, December, 2016
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This report describes evaluation design in PFS projects, with a focus on early childhood education (ECE). It is part of a larger toolkit for states, localities, and investors considering early childhood PFS projects and is based in part on…
Bleckman Johanna, Noble Justin, 18 August, 2016
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that describes the process of archiving data with Research Connections. Viewers will: (1) Discover the benefits of contributing your research data to the Research Connections data archive. (2)…
Mayne Fiona, Howitt Christine, Rennie Leonie J., May, 2016
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Ideas about ethical research with young children are evolving at a rapid rate. Not only can young children participate in the informed consent process, but researchers now also recognize that the process must be meaningful for them. As part of a…
Roberts Jeremy D., Chung Gregory K. W. K., Parks Charles B., 2016
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A 2010-2015 Ready to Learn grant from the US Department of Education supported the research, development, and dissemination of PBS KIDS math and literacy content for kids aged 2-8, and new ways to measure and report on children's learning. PBS KIDS…
Bell Stephen, Peck Laura, 2016
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Background: When deciding how to allocate limited funds for social programs, policymakers and program managers increasingly ask for evidence of effectiveness based on studies that rely on solid methodology, providing credible scientific evidence.…
Lipsey Mark W., Weiland Christina, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Wilson Sandra Jo, Hofer Kerry G., September, 2015
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Much of the currently available evidence on the causal effects of public prekindergarten programs on school readiness outcomes comes from studies that use a regression-discontinuity design (RDD) with the age cutoff to enter a program in a given year…
Bourassa Jacqueline, Zweig Jacqueline, Stevenson-Garcia Judi, Weidele Andrea, Irwin Clare W., 13 August, 2015
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that presents findings from a study that explores the collection and use of data in several New England preschool programs. Analysis focuses on three domains: early learning outcomes (math, reading…
Lopez Michael, Rivera Ann C., Guzman Lina, Wildsmith Elizabeth, Barrueco Sandra, Hernandez Donald J., 01 July, 2015
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that identifies available data elements and discusses how measures can be improved to better reflect Hispanic sub-groups, with implications for researchers and policymakers.