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National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Fall 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a study on a comparison of the efficacies of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R) and the Program Administration Scale (PAS) in the assessment of the quality of early childhood experiences in center-based,…
Kallemeyn Leanne M., DeStefano Lizanne, Q2 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using concepts from the evaluation literature, this case study describes the instrumental, conceptual, and political influence of the Head Start National Reporting System (NRS) and on-going child assessments in a local Head Start program. This study…
Forum for Youth Investment, November, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of efforts to identify and measure common youth, program, and system-level outcomes for out-of-school time programs
Vaden-Kiernan Michael, Jones Debra H., Rudo Zena, October 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of challenges in conducting randomized controlled trials to evaluate interventions in after school programs
Allen Benjamin L., April 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A presentation of findings from program evaluations of the Sure Start program in England and Head Start and Early Head Start in the United States, including the strengths and weaknesses of the methodological and evaluation methods
Moore Kristin Anderson, Metz Allison J. R., January, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A guide to using random assignment studies to assess the impacts of out-of-school time programs on their participants
Walker Dale, Carta Judith J., Greenwood Charles R., Buzhardt Joseph F., 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
Progress monitoring tools have been shown to be essential elements in current approaches to intervention problem-solving models. Such tools have been valuable not only in marking individual children's level of performance relative to peers but also…
Hebbeler Kathleen, Barton Lauren R., Mallik Sangeeta, 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of national and state accountability and outcome demands for Part C and Part B preschool programs for children with disabilities, and a discussion of the assessment methods used to measure these outcomes
Condon Marie-Celeste, Spieker Susan, 01 January, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the use of the Toddler Attachment Sort-45 Items (TAS-45) to measure the quality of Early Head Start service delivery, based on the experiences of 4 family educators and their supervisors
Karoly Lynn A., 2008
Reports & Papers
An assessment of methodologies used to measure benefits in benefit-cost analyses of social programs, including early childhood intervention programs
Karoly Lynn A., 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of an assessment of methodologies used to measure benefits in benefit-cost analyses of social programs, including early childhood intervention programs
VanDerHeyden Amanda M., Snyder Patricia A., Broussard Carmen, Ramsdell Kerrie, Winter 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Response to intervention (RTI) is characterized as a logical science of decision making that has applicability for early childhood, particularly in the context of multitiered intervention models. This study examined the utility of using curriculum-…
Behrman Jere R., Glewwe Paul, Miguel Edward, December 2007
Methods
A discussion of methodological considerations involved in evaluating the impacts of early childhood development programs
Metz Allison J. R., October, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the benefits of program evaluation for out-of-school time programs
Bronte-Tinkew Jacinta, Joyner Krystle, Allen Tiffany, October, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of different types of program evaluation for out-of-school time programs, with recommendations for selecting an evaluator