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Riley David Allen, Roach Mary A., Adams Diane B., Edie David, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of rationales for promoting statewide child care quality rating systems identifying quality measures used in states? rating systems, and a description of a research-based plan for a quality rating system in Wisconsin
Bailey Don, Bruder Mary Beth, January, 2005
Other
A discussion of the importance of the assessment and consideration of family outcomes in early childhood special education and intervention programs
Reynolds Arthur J., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of confirmatory program evaluation as a method for conducting theory driven evaluations, and its role in identifying causal mechanisms of change in early childhood interventions, with examples from the Chicago Longitudinal Study and…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Other
Descriptions of two observational tools for evaluating the quality of child care programs, the Observational Record of the Caregiving Environment (ORCE) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Caregiver Language…
Freeman Catherine E., 2004
Other
An overview of the educational status, performance, and outcomes of girls and women
Brown Sally, 2004
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of an investigation of the differing perspectives of positive child outcomes held by child care center evaluators and workers in Scotland
University of Missouri--Columbia. Center for Family Policy and Research, 2004
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A study of teacher characteristics and other aspects of early childhood programs directly related to overall program quality in four states (Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska)
Colorado School Readiness Indicators Task Force, 2004
Other
A study of a set of indicators to measure the school readiness of the children from birth to eight years of age and their families in the communities in which they live in Colorado
St. Pierre Robert G., 2004
Other
How do we best answer these questions about the impacts and effectiveness of social programs? There has been a growing call for evidence obtained from evaluations that are based on randomized experiments. This chapter provides guidelines for…
Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions, 2003
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the stability and changes in family welfare, living standards and the outcomes for children in the United Kingdom
Forum for Youth Investment, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview evaluating the development and impact of after-school programs, such as the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21st Century), on school-age children
Kim Juhu, Suen Hoi K., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A meta-analysis testing whether the predictive validity of early assessments for later achievement is generalizable or situation-specific
Henry Gary T., Henderson Laura W., Ponder Bentley D., Gordon Craig S., Mashburn Andrew J., Rickman Dana K., 2003
Reports & Papers
A study of the development of young children attending private and state-funded preschool programs under Georgia's prekindergarten initiative
Henry Gary T., Henderson Laura W., Ponder Bentley D., Gordon Craig S., Mashburn Andrew J., Rickman Dana K., 2003
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the development of young children attending private and state-funded preschool programs under Georgia's prekindergarten initiative
Kreisman Michele, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An illustration of the utility of general growth mixture modeling (GGMM) for assessing early childhood education programs, using a sample of children with Head Start experience