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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…

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,…
Cook Thomas D., Zhu Naixin, Klein Alice, Starkey Prentice, Thomas Jaime, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study uses a within study comparison design (WSC) to conduct a novel test of how much causal bias results when researchers use a nonequivalent comparison group design type (NECGD) that combines: (a) a comparison group local to the treatment…
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’…
Sandstrom Heather, Isaacs Julia B., August, 2020
Other
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…
Lester Ashlee M., Chow Jason C., Melton Theresa N., February, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Afterschool programs are designed to promote academic achievement and youth development as well as mitigate risk for students who attend. Systematic reviews have reported that afterschool programs are associated with increased academic proficiency,…
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…

Datta A. Rupa, Ugarte Gabriel, Resnick Dean M., 2020
Reports & Papers

For most data quality assessments, we wish to determine the suitability of the data for a particular substantive analysis. In this study, we had three objectives for data quality assessment: 1) What can we learn about bias or other error in the…

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)
Datta A. Rupa, 22 August, 2018
Multimedia

This webinar examines research possibilities related to the use of child care provider lists. It also addresses the process of acquiring accurate provider counts, presenting an example from the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE…

Datta A. Rupa, 22 August, 2018
Other

This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines research possibilities related to the use of child care provider lists. It also addresses the process of acquiring accurate provider counts, presenting an example from the National…

NORC, May 31 2018
Other

This document is relevant for researchers interested in using the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) to carry out analysis of local-level interaction of supply and demand of early care and education. This user guide briefly…

Datta A. Rupa, Milesi Carolina, Gelatt Julia, 15 March, 2018
Multimedia

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…

Tang Yang, Cook Thomas D., Kisbu-Sakarya Yasemin, March, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In the "sharp" regression discontinuity design (RD), all units scoring on one side of a designated score on an assignment variable receive treatment, whereas those scoring on the other side become controls. Thus the continuous assignment variable…