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Morris Pamela A., Connors Maia C., Friedman-Krauss Allison, McCoy Dana Charles, Weiland Christina, Feller Avi, Page Lindsay C., Bloom Howard S., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, April-June 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article synthesizes findings from a reanalysis of data from the Head Start Impact Study with a focus on impact variation. This study addressed whether the size of Head Start's impacts on children's access to center-based and high-quality care…
Bloom Howard S., Spybrook Jessaca, October-December 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Multisite trials, which are being used with increasing frequency in education and evaluation research, provide an exciting opportunity for learning about how the effects of interventions or programs are distributed across sites. In particular, these…
Weiss Michael J., Bloom Howard S., Verbitsky-Savitz Natalya, Gupta Himani, Vigil Alma E., Cullinan Dan, October-December 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Multisite trials, in which individuals are randomly assigned to alternative treatment arms within sites, offer an excellent opportunity to estimate the cross-site average effect of treatment assignment (intent to treat or ITT) and the amount by…
Bloom Howard S., Raudenbush Stephen W., Weiss Michael J., Porter Kristin, October-December 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present article considers a fundamental question in evaluation research: "By how much do program effects vary across sites?" The article first presents a theoretical model of cross-site impact variation and a related estimation model with a…
Bloom Howard S., Weiland Christina, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
This paper uses data from the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS), a nationally representative multi-site randomized trial, to quantify variation in effects of Head Start during 2002-2003 on children's cognitive and socio-emotional outcomes relative to…
Bloom Howard S., Weiland Christina, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
In the current study, we use data for the first follow-up year of the Head Start Head Start Impact Study to examine variation in Head Start's impacts on children. Specifically, we examine whether there is statistically significant variation in Head…
Morris Pamela A., Bloom Howard S., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
New York University will create a center to conduct secondary analysis of data from the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS). These analyses will extend HSIS findings to address how features of Head Start centers are associated with variation in program…
Gamse Beth C., Bloom Howard S., Kemple James J., Jacob Robin T., Boulay Beth, Bozzi Laurie, Caswell Linda, Horst Megan, Smith W. Carter, St. Pierre Robert G., Unlu Fatih, Herlihy Corinne, Zhu Pei, April 2008
Reports & Papers
Interim findings from an evaluation of the impact of Reading First, a federally-funded program to improve the quality of reading instruction in kindergarten through third grade by using research-based reading programs and materials, promoting…
Gamse Beth C., Bloom Howard S., Kemple James J., Jacob Robin T., Boulay Beth, Bozzi Laurie, Caswell Linda, Horst Megan, Smith W. Carter, St. Pierre Robert G., Unlu Fatih, Herlihy Corinne, Zhu Pei, April 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of interim findings from an evaluation of the impact of Reading First, a federally-funded program to improve the quality of reading instruction in kindergarten through third grade by using research-based reading programs and materials,…