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Soltero-Gonzalez Lucinda, Gillanders Cristina, September 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted families from low-income backgrounds. The shift to remote learning has required parents with preschool-age children to adapt to new ways of collaborating with teachers. Given the longstanding inequities…

Lewis Brandon, King Melissa Steel, Schiess Jennifer O'Neal, October 2020
Other

The report begins with an overview of the importance of early math learning, followed by an overview of math achievement among DLLs nationally and in California. Next, we examine existing evidence about effective and promising practices for…

Swenson Emilie, Hawes Susy, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this project was to ascertain a more detailed understanding of parents’ views on developmental screenings and family, friend, and neighbor care for young children from immigrant, refugee, and/or asylee communities that speak either…
Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Gomez Celia J., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sanchez Amy, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Q3 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Innovation in English as a Second Language (ESL) services to support Latino immigrant parents and their children is needed, and this study examines a novel program that suggests future directions for the field. The Community Action Project of Tulsa…
Molina Abigail Palmer, Palinkas Lawrence A., Monro William, Mennen Ferol E., April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Maternal depression poses a threat to the well-being of poor minority mothers and their young children, but significant disparities remain in the access and utilization of treatment among this population in the United States. Providing group…
Falcone Justin, Walker Allison, Barofsky Meryl Yoches, Hoard Laura R., 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This fact sheet/infographic depicts specific data from the American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2015 (AI/AN FACES 2015). It answers the following research questions: 1) What percentage of Region XI Head…

Malin Jenessa L., 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights the language, literacy, and educational backgrounds of parents from MSHS-eligible households using data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration 2012-2016 National Agricultural Worker Survey (…
Barrueco Sandra, Smith Sheila, Stephens Samuel A., 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed

Parents' central role in their young children's learning and development is evident in a wide range of parenting behaviors. Some of these behaviors are embedded in daily routines, such as parents' responsive verbal play with infants and toddlers…

Hachfeld Axinja, Anders Yvonne, Kuger Susanne, Smidt Wilfried K., January, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Home and educational institutions are children's most important external influences and a positive partnership between the two can positively affect children's cognitive and non-cognitive development. Quality of family--preschool partnership (FPP)…
Juniper Cynthia, Roelofs Tanlyn, August, 2015
Reports & Papers
The project evaluated in this report, the Austin Two-Generation Pilot Project, provided English as a Second Language classes three mornings a week in the spring semester 2015 for adults with children enrolled in two different Austin Independent…
Barrueco Sandra, Smith Sheila, Stephens Samuel A., July, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
There is wide agreement that early care and education programs should support parent engagement linked to early learning for all families, including families from diverse language and cultural backgrounds. This brief highlights research that can…
Hadley Fay, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article outlines phase one of a research study conducted in four early childhood settings in Sydney, Australia with culturally and linguistically diverse families and early childhood degree-qualified teachers. This phase found that parents and…
Baker Claire E., April, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Home literacy involvement (e.g., shared book reading) has been linked to enhanced cognitive development and school readiness during early childhood. Furthermore, precursory reading and math skills are key predictors of high school achievement. This…
Banerjee Rashida, Luckner John L., January-March 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The increase in numbers of children and families who are culturally and linguistically diverse served in early intervention and early childhood special education requires greater awareness and use of family-centered and culturally responsive…
Cheatham Gregory A., Ostrosky Michaelene, April-June 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parent-teacher communication and partnerships are important in children's early years. This study compared goal setting, conducted in English, during Head Start parent-teacher conferences with native Spanish speaking, Latino bilingual, and native…