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Lohmann Marla J., Randolph Kathleen M., Oh Jihyun, September 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way that schools provide instruction to learners and these changes may last for an extended period of time. One current trend is the use of hyflex instruction, which involves teachers providing instruction to…

Ackerman Debra J., July 2021
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The report is organized into five sections. Section 1 provides an overview of how child care quality is conceptualized, as well as the link between high-quality programmatic inputs and a provider’s operating costs. Section 2 explores research…

Harvey Hattie A., Hirshberg Diane, Pierce Jennifer, April 2021
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In an effort to improve culturally-responsive practices in early education settings in Alaska, the Improving Childcare Outcomes Research (ICOR), a collaborative project between CITC and the University of Alaska Anchorage, developed this guide for…

Georgetown University. McCourt School of Public Policy. FutureEd, March, 2021
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This appendix provides charted results of FutureEd conducted research on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), pre-K, kindergarten readiness/entry measures, and K-2 assessments used in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, February 2021
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This document includes the literature review, methods, and supporting analyses for "Characteristics of approved universal prekindergarten programs in Vermont in 2018/19."

National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, January, 2021
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This section discusses quality set-aside basics, along with options for quality activities, as related to the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF).
Gomez Celia J., Whitaker Anamarie A., Cannon Jill S., Faxon-Mills Susannah, Bhandarkar Mallika, 2021
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Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA) is a county-level quality rating and improvement system that supports center-based and family child care providers serving children from birth to age five. The RAND Corporation conducted a developmental evaluation…
King Holly M., 2021
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Research to this point has focused on measuring agreed-upon indicators of quality and then looking at the impacts on children’s development and outcomes. Instead, this paper proposes that research needs to examine programs where desired child…

Fiene Richard, December, 2020
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The below grid provides the potential contact hour infection rate thresholds when we compare the amount of time and the number of individuals in a particular area. (author abstract)
Jennings Patricia A., Jeon Lieny, Roberts Amy M., October, 2020
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This special issue of Early Education and Development focuses on early childhood education professionals' social and emotional competence and well-being.
Jennings Patricia A., Jeon Lieny, Roberts Amy M., October, 2020
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Early care and education (ECE) professionals' social and emotional well-being has emerged as an area of focus for improving program quality. ECE professionals are experiencing increasing levels of stress and burnout, which is threatening the quality…
Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, October, 2020
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This appendix (Appendix A. Methods) is related to a study that explores neighborhood characteristics and quality rating scores of early childhood education sites in North Carolina.
Bromer Juliet, Ragonese-Barnes Marina, Korfmacher Jon, Kim Kwang, August, 2020
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The Relationship-Based Support to Home-Based Child Care assessment tool (RBS-HBCC) examines the quality of relationships and interactions between home-based child-care providers and staff specialists who support these providers at networks and other…
Kasprzak Christina M., Hebbeler Kathleen, Spiker Donna, McCullough Katy, Lucas Anne, Walsh Sharon, Swett Judy, Smith Barbara J., Kelley Grace, Whaley Kathy T., Pletcher Lynda, Cate Deborah, Peters Mary, Ayankoya Betsy C., Bruder Mary Beth, August, 2020
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The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center used a rigorous 2-year collaborative process to develop, test, and revise a conceptual framework for high-quality state early intervention (EI) and early childhood special education (ECSE) systems. The…
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…