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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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Zambrana Ruth E., Amaro Gabriel, Butler Courtney, DuPont-Reyes Melissa, Parra-Medina Deborah, June 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Introduction. Prior to 1980, U.S. national demographic and health data collection did not identify individuals of Hispanic/ Latina/o heritage as a population group. Post-1990, robust immigration from Latin America (e.g., South America, Central…

Cascio Elizabeth U., April, 2021
Other
This chapter concerns the state of the literature on early childhood education (ECE) – formal programs offering group instruction for children younger than the standard eligibility age for public education. I describe how ECE programs can be…
Lin Van-Kim Bui, Maxwell Kelly, King Carlise, Martinchek Kassandra, Isaacs Julia B., January, 2021
Reports & Papers
This list includes resources useful to researchers and agency staff who analyze state-level early care and education (ECE) administrative data for research purposes. The term administrative data refers to information about individual children,…
Villasanti Hugo Gonzalez, Justice Laura M., Chaparro-Moreno Leydi Johana, Lin Tzu-Jung, Purtell Kelly M., 25 November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study explored whether a tool for automatic detection and recognition of interactions and child-directed speech (CDS) in preschool classrooms could be developed, validated, and applied to non-coded video recordings representing children’…
Lyskawa Julia, Kirby Gretchen, Caronongan Pia, Kelly Annalee, Burwick Andrew, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and Education (ECE-ICHQ) project, funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, recruited and collected data…
do Vale Marjorie Rafaela Lima, Farmer Anna P., Ball Geoff D. C., Gokiert Rebecca, Maximova Katerina, Thorlakson Jessica, May 2020
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed

Purpose: To explore the selection, use, and reporting of theories, models, and frameworks (TMFs) in implementation studies that promoted healthy eating in center-based childcare. Data Source: We searched 11 databases for articles published…

Datta A. Rupa, Whitebook Marcy, Edwards Bethany, Greenberg Erica, 2020
Multimedia

This 45-minute webinar features two guest research teams. Marcy Whitebook and Bethany Edwards from The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) at the University of California, Berkeley present findings from "California's ECE…

Datta A. Rupa, Whitebook Marcy, Edwards Bethany, Greenberg Erica, 2020
Other

This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a 45-minute webinar that features two guest research teams. Marcy Whitebook and Bethany Edwards from The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) at the University of California, Berkeley…

Foundation for Child Development, 2020
Other
This volume is intended to initiate a conversation among applied researchers who wish to use their methodological skills to help policymakers and practitioners design questions and get answers that can enhance the quality of life for all young…
Foundation for Child Development, 2020
Other
This resource provides 12 chapter summaries based on the full publication, Getting it Right: Using Implementation Research to Improve Outcomes in Early Care and Education (Foundation for Child Development, 2020).
Crawford April, Varghese Cheryl, Monsegue-Bailey Pauline, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed

The current paper discusses the implementation and scaling of an early education program (Texas School Ready; TSR). Implementation and scaling of the TSR program were initially met with challenges such as participant/site recruitment, participant…

Rohacek Monica, Coffey Amelia, Isaacs Julia B., Stevens Kathryn, July, 2019
Bibliographies
This resource guide contains a list of selected publications and other tools to support states, territories, and tribes seeking to build research and evaluation capacity. A previous edition of this resource guide, released in June 2018, can be found…
DeCourcey Wendy, Malin Jenessa L., May, 2019
Other
This brief offers a quick-reference guide to the organization, navigation, and content of the MSHS Study 2017 Data Tables report (ACF, 2019). (author abstract)
Coffey Amelia, Isaacs Julia B., January, 2019
Literature Review

In this brief, we aim to support CCDF lead agencies and researchers by summarizing methods used in previous research and evaluation projects. We review 19 recent studies that examine efforts to improve the skills and professional development of…

Ding Peng, Feller Avi, Miratrix Luke W., 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Understanding and characterizing treatment effect variation in randomized experiments has become essential for going beyond the "black box" of the average treatment effect. Nonetheless, traditional statistical approaches often ignore or assume away…