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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, September 2021
Bibliographies

There is research that examines the relationship between staff retention and staff compensation in the field of early care and education (ECE). This bibliography lists works of research that either identify such a relationship or report on…

Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
A quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) is a method used by states and local jurisdictions to assess the level of quality of child care and early education programs, improve quality, and convey quality ratings to parents and other consumers.…
Ferguson Daniel, September, 2018
Bibliographies
Many states with preschool programs, as well as other interested organizations and individuals, have undertaken research and evaluation efforts to improve their understanding of state preschool program implementation, results, and impacts. A 2004…
Ferguson Daniel, January, 2018
Bibliographies
This Research-to-Policy Resource List provides a comprehensive list of city universal preschool initiative evaluations and research in the Research Connections collection. To count as universal, a city's program must aim to eventually provide…
Burchinal Margaret, June, 2016
Bibliographies
Peer Reviewed
This bibliography provides references related to a study of the relationship between children's development and quality levels, quality features, and the extent of children's exposure to early care and education, based on secondary data analyses of…
Ferguson Daniel, April, 2016
Bibliographies
The Research Connections collection contains records for more than 1,300 instruments that have been used to conduct studies in the child care and early education field. This bibliography provides records for instruments in the collection that can be…
Madill Rebecca, Moodie Shannon, Zaslow Martha, Tout Kathryn, October, 2015
Bibliographies

The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to provide reviews of key selected studies and professional standards related to the predictors of quality (POQ) included in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). The intent is to…

Tarrant Kate, September, 2015
Bibliographies
This annotated bibliography presents citations and summaries of select reports on state quality improvement processes for preschool programs. Reports are selected to be of interested to states assessing and expanding their services and providing…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, November, 2014
Bibliographies
Research Connections conducted a comprehensive search of its collection for resources focused on using ongoing assessment to guide individualized supports for children's learning in early childhood education programs serving children 0 to 6 years.…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, February, 2014
Bibliographies
A compilation of selected Research Connections resources focused on subsidized child care and quality, including a summary of issues addressed in the literature and a listing of resources about the relationships among child care subsidies, program…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, May, 2010
Bibliographies
A compilation of selected Research Connections resources focused on child care health and safety, including a summary of issues addressed in the literature, and a listing of resources in the areas of: health and safety standards, assessments, and…
Bruner Charles, Floyd Sheri L., Copeman Abby, 2003
Bibliographies
An overview of need and financing strategies for implementing school readiness programs in the United States
Ceglowski Deborah A., Bacigalupa Chiara, 2002
Bibliographies
Peer Reviewed
An annotated bibliography providing sample descriptions, measures, and results of child care research conducted from 1987 to 1999 on attachment, social development, cognitive development, early intervention, quality indicators, effects of quality,…
Cesarone Bernard, 1996
Bibliographies
Peer Reviewed
A bibliography of documents and journal articles that discuss the impact of child care quality and environment on children's development
Barnett W. Steven, n.d.
Bibliographies
A bibliography of preschool education research studies indexed by categories and listed in order of academic/clinical value, with description of how studies are analyzed for and defined by strengths and weaknesses