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Foster Tiffany, Burchinal Margaret, Yazejian Noreen, Nov/Dec 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Grouping children of different ages in the same preschool classroom (i.e., mixed age) is widespread, but the evidence supporting this practice is mixed. A factor that may play a role in the relation between classroom age composition and child…
Perreault Joseph, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
When schools reopen in the fall, what are the implications for Family Child Care (FCC)? In an ordinary year, it means school age children who attended full time return to school and the provider looks for younger children to fill those spots. In…
Perreault Joseph, August, 2020
Executive Summary
When schools reopen in the fall, what are the implications for Family Child Care (FCC)? In an ordinary year, it means school age children who attended full time return to school and the provider looks for younger children to fill those spots. In…
Jacob Robin T., Erickson Anna, Mattera Shira K., March, 2018
Reports & Papers
Given these positive findings, this report describes the High 5s program in detail, noting what was needed to implement the program with fidelity. Because the High 5s program was new and developed specifically for this project, and because it set…
Jacob Robin T., Erickson Anna, Mattera Shira K., March, 2018
Executive Summary
With these positive findings as a backdrop, this report describes the High 5s program in detail, noting what was needed to implement the program with fidelity to the model. The program set out to achieve a number of goals -- it was designed to build…
Dichter Harriet, Costanza Vincent J., Rodriguez Lissette, Harshaw Kimberly, Scott Megan, 08 January, 2018
Multimedia
This webinar discusses the role of kindergarten entrance assessments in children's early learning and development, along with collaborative efforts to support both teachers and students. Panelists from New Jersey, North Carolina, and Oklahoma share…
Dichter Harriet, Costanza Vincent J., Rodriguez Lissette, Harshaw Kimberly, Scott Megan, 08 January, 2018
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses the role of kindergarten entrance assessments in children's early learning and development, along with collaborative efforts to support both teachers and students. Panelists from New…
Manship Karen, Holod Aleksandra, Quick Heather, Ogut Burhan, Brodziak de los Reyes Iliana, Anthony Jennifer, Chernoff Jodi Jacobson, Hauser Alison, Martin Alejandra, Keuter Shannon, Vontsolos Emily, Rein Elena, Anderson Emily, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
To determine whether California's TK program is effective at improving school readiness and learning outcomes for students, American Institutes for Research (AIR) conducted an evaluation of TK as it was implemented during the 2013-14 and 2014-15…
Manship Karen, Holod Aleksandra, Quick Heather, Ogut Burhan, Brodziak de los Reyes Iliana, Anthony Jennifer, Chernoff Jodi Jacobson, Hauser Alison, Martin Alejandra, Keuter Shannon, Vontsolos Emily, Rein Elena, Anderson Emily, June, 2017
Executive Summary
To determine whether California's TK program is effective at improving school readiness and learning outcomes for students, American Institutes for Research (AIR) conducted an evaluation of TK as it was implemented during the 2013-14 and 2014-15…
Manship Karen, Quick Heather, Ogut Burhan, Holod Aleksandra, Brodziak de los Reyes Iliana, Anthony Jennifer, June, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, the sixth in a series highlighting findings from the Study of California's Transitional Kindergarten Program, summarizes what we have learned across the study about the impact of TK on students' school readiness skills, whether impacts…
Heagle Kaitlyn, Timmons Kristy, Hargreaves Fabienne, Pelletier Janette, May/June 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The objective of the present study is to capture children's voices to compare traditional half-day and play-based full-day kindergarten children's perspectives on two research questions: What is important about kindergarten, and what is your…
American Institutes for Research, May, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, the fifth in a series highlighting findings from the Study of California's Transitional Kindergarten Program, summarizes what we have learned about the impact of TK on EL students' school readiness skills, including mathematics skills,…
Bakken Linda, Brown Nola, Downing Barry, April-June 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study was designed to substantiate the positive, long-term outcomes demonstrated by children from economically disadvantaged homes who received a high-quality, early education. Children who attended The Opportunity Project (TOP) Early Learning…