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Sabol Terri J., Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, January, 2021
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Peer Reviewed
In this review we bring a psychological perspective to the issue of intergenerational economic mobility. More specifically, we present a new dual developmental science framework to consider the educational outcomes of parents and children together…
Baker Claire E., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Gouskova Natalia, Sept/Oct 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study used longitudinal cross-lagged modeling to examine reciprocal relations between maternal depression and child behavior problems. Data were drawn from 3,119 children (40% Hispanic, 30% African American, 20% White, and 10% other) from the…
Baker Claire E., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present investigation used a national sample of African American Head Start children (N=640; Mage=4.40) to determine whether conditions of socioeconomic disadvantage, particularly poverty, low parent education, and single parent homes were…
Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Morris Amanda Sheffield, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Guminski Sarah, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
CAP Tulsa's Head Start programs are of unusually high quality and have well-documented benefits to child school readiness and academic achievement in middle school. (Gormley, Phillips, & Gayer, 2008; Phillips, Gormley, & Anderson, 2016) The…
Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Morris Amanda Sheffield, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Guminski Sarah, May, 2019
Executive Summary
Past evaluations found that CareerAdvance(R) was associated with improved parent education, employment in the healthcare sector, and psychological well-being after one year. (Chase-Lansdale et al., 2018). The central question of this brief is…
Lee RaeHyuck, Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, June, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We examined the associations between preschool attendance and academic school readiness at kindergarten entry among 5-year-old children of immigrant mothers in the United States using data from a US nationally representative sample (Early Childhood…
O'Neal Colleen, Weston Lynsey, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Berlin Lisa J., Atapattu Ranga, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Infant-parent interactions occur across many situations, yet most home-based assessments of parenting behaviors are conducted under conditions of low stress, such as free play. In this study, low-income mothers from the Early Head Start Research and…
Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, Sommer Teresa Eckrich, Sabol Terri J., Chor Elise, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, King Christopher T., Morris Amanda Sheffield, March, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The study estimated the one-year effect of CareerAdvance(R) (job training for parents combined with Head Start for children) compared to Head Start alone. (author abstract)
Razza Rachel A., Martin Anne, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Approaches to learning (ATL) is a key domain of school readiness with important implications for children's academic trajectories. Interestingly, however, the impact of early ATL on children's social competence has not been examined. Objective This…
Bumgarner Erin, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Q1 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Drawing on a sample of Latino American children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth cohort (ECLS-B), this paper uses propensity score matching to examine the relation between care arrangements the year before kindergarten and math and…
Lee RaeHyuck, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, Zhai Fuhua, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Head Start includes family-oriented services to enhance parent-child relationships, but little is known about the effect of Head Start on parenting practices. Using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort (n [is approximately…
Raikes Helen, Roggman Lori A., Peterson Carla A., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Chazan-Cohen Rachel, Zhang Xiaoyun, Schiffman Rachel F., Q4 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Programs to promote children's early development are based on a set of assumptions, explicit or implicit, about intended outcomes and how the program will effect change. The "theories of change" were examined in ten home-based programs in the Early…
Lee RaeHyuck, Zhai Fuhua, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, January, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of academic skills and socioemotional well-being at kindergarten entry for populations of children who attended Head Start or other types of child care, based on data from 6,950 children, their parents, schools, and teachers from the…
Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Weiland Christina, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Burchinal Margaret, Espinosa Linda M., Gormley, Jr. William T., Ludwig Jens, Magnuson Katherine A., Phillips Deborah A., Zaslow Martha, October, 2013
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A review of research on the relationship of preschool participation to children's developmental outcomes
Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Weiland Christina, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Burchinal Margaret, Espinosa Linda M., Gormley, Jr. William T., Ludwig Jens, Magnuson Katherine A., Phillips Deborah A., Zaslow Martha, October, 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of a review of research on the relationship of preschool participation to children's developmental outcomes