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McCormick Meghan P., Weiland Christina, Hsueh JoAnn, Pralica Mirjana, Weissman Amanda Ketner, Moffett Lillie, Snow Catherine, Sachs Jason, July/August 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

This study examines whether associations between enrollment in public and non-public PreK and children’s (N = 508; Mage = 5.60 years in fall of kindergarten) math and language and literacy outcomes were more likely to be sustained through the…

Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Weiland Christina, Taylor Anne, Penfold Louisa, Snow Catherine, Sachs Jason, McCormick Meghan P., March 2021
Reports & Papers

This brief is part of an ongoing study that is tracking implementation of the Boston Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) expansion, including effects of the COVID-19 crisis on UPK community-based centers. We use administrative and interview data to…

Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Weiland Christina, McCormick Meghan P., Hsueh JoAnn, Sachs Jason, Snow Catherine, Maier Michelle F., Q1 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
General measures of process quality are widely used in the early childhood education (ECE) field. However, the evidence regarding associations between the most widely used process quality measure, the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS;…
McCormick Meghan P., Weissman Amanda Ketner, Weiland Christina, Hsueh JoAnn, Sachs Jason, Snow Catherine, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parental engagement in home-based learning activities is linked to children's academic skills. Yet, interventions that try to enhance parental engagement—sometimes targeted to families with low levels of education— have small effects. This study…
McCormick Meghan P., Pralica Mirjana, Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Weiland Christina, Hsueh JoAnn, Condliffe Barbara, Sachs Jason, Snow Catherine, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examines growth in language and math skills during the summer before kindergarten; considers variation by family income, race/ethnicity, and dual language learner status; and tests whether summer center-based care sustains preschool gains…
Weiland Christina, Ulvestad Kchersti, Sachs Jason, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Q2 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of associations between classroom quality and both receptive vocabulary and executive function, based on data from 414 children attending the Boston Public Schools public prekindergarten program in 2009-2010
Illgen Susan, Decker Cindy G., Sachs Jason, 23 June, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This webinar addressed innovative use of local early childhood data. Dr. Cindy Decker, Director of Assessment and Accountability for the Tulsa Community Action Project (CAP), presented CAP's efforts to gather classroom quality data, child outcomes,…
Sachs Jason, Weiland Christina, September 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
An account of the growth, accreditation, and quality improvement measures of the preschools in Boston's public school system between 2005 and 2010
Sachs Jason, 2000
Other
Peer Reviewed
An article examining the relationship between child care quality and family income by analyzing the differences between programs located in low-, middle-, and high-income areas in Boston.
Sachs Jason, 1997
Other
A discussion of Boston Inventory?s efforts to collect data on the quantity and quality of child care in Boston, focusing on child care supply and demand, program quality, parents? participation and conceptions of quality, facility assessments, staff…