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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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Weiland Christina, Greenberg Erica, Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Luetmer Grace, Abenavoli Rachel, Gomez Celia J., Johnson Anna D., Harden Brenda Jones, Maier Michelle F., McCormick Meghan P., Morris Pamela A., Nores Milagros, Phillips Deborah A., Snow Catherine, June 2021
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As the United States starts to recover from the pandemic, ECE leaders continue to need a clear understanding of the pandemic’s impact both on young children’s learning and on the ECE programs and teachers that play a critical role in the lives of…

Weiland Christina, Greenberg Erica, Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Luetmer Grace, Abenavoli Rachel, Gomez Celia J., Johnson Anna D., Harden Brenda Jones, Maier Michelle F., McCormick Meghan P., Morris Pamela A., Nores Milagros, Phillips Deborah A., Snow Catherine, June 2021
Executive Summary

This brief synthesizes the evidence on the pandemic’s impact on young children’s learning and on the ECE programs and teachers that play a critical role in the lives of young children, families, and the U.S. economy. Leaders need a clear…

Weisenfeld GG, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To understand the degree to which the Covid-19 pandemic affected young children’s learning and preschool experiences, the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) conducted two nationally representative surveys of parents of children…
Wolters Benjamin, Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The following brief has two aims; first, to explain the significance of the American Rescue Plan’s changes in the context of the existing CDCTC structure. And second, to prompt an informed discussion on how to improve the CDCTC, and to ensure…

McFadden Karen E., Shannon Jacqueline D., DeSousa Jahnavi, December 12 2020
Reports & Papers

This study was undertaken by researchers from Brooklyn College at the City University of New York in partnership with the New York City DOE DECE and DOHMH BEI. A key goal of this research project was to address gaps in the literature as well as…

Doss Christopher, Frickle Hans, Loeb Susanna, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study assesses the effects of two text-messaging programs for parents that aim to support the development of math skills in prekindergarten students. One program focuses purely on math, while the other takes an identical approach but focuses on…
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…

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…

Smith Linda K., Bagley Anubhav, Wolters Benjamin, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report, accompanied by an interactive map, describes BPC's mapping methodology, insights gleaned from the data collection process that states can use to optimize the ways they collect supply data, and national findings on the gap in child care…
Greenberg Erica, Luetmer Grace, Chien Carina, Monarrez Tomas, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study is the first to describe applicants and application patterns to DC public prekindergarten. We leverage nearly 40,000 preschool applications submitted to the District of Columbia's centralized admissions lottery between 2014 and 2018 to…
Luetmer Grace, Greenberg Erica, Chien Carina, Monarrez Tomas, August, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To better understand patterns of prekindergarten applications and lottery outcomes, ideal analyses would draw on a rich set of background data on children and families and explore variation in participation and match rates across demographic and…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Blair Hunter, 15 January, 2020
Reports & Papers
While a comprehensive and high-quality ECE system would require a large infusion of dedicated financing, it is important to understand that we are not starting from scratch. A substantial down payment has already been made through the explicit and…
Urban Institute, August, 2018
Other
This resource is an interactive online tool with individual state information. It features ten key characteristics of children from birth to age two and their families, based on American Community Survey (ACS) data. Users can further filter by area…
Marti Maria, Merz Emily C., Repka Kelsey R., Landers Cassie, Noble Kimberly G., Duch Helena, 31 May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The role of parent involvement in school readiness interventions is not well-understood. The Getting Ready for School (GRS) intervention is a novel program that has both home and school components and aims to improve early literacy, math, and…

Matthews Hannah, Ullrich Rebecca, Cervantes Wendy, March, 2018
Other
In this paper, we first summarize a subset of key findings identified in the main project report about the experiences of immigrant families. We then further detail the experiences of early care and education providers working with immigrant…