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Texas Early Learning Council, 2019
Reports & Papers
The Texas Early Learning Council, composed of representatives from state agencies, early learning programs and services, early learning organizations, and community organizations, adopted recommendations for the scope of the needs assessment.…
Texas Early Learning Council, 2019
Executive Summary
The Texas Early Learning Council, composed of representatives from state agencies, early learning programs and services, early learning organizations, and community organizations, adopted recommendations for the scope of the needs assessment.…
Texas Education Agency, 13 February, 2017
Reports & Papers
The state of Texas began providing formula funding for eligible students to attend half-day prekindergarten programs in 1985. Students enrolled in one of the early cohorts of prekindergarten classes in the 1999-2000 school year would be 21 in the…
ICF International, Gibson Consulting Group, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
In Governor Abbott's 2015 State of the State Address, he set improving early education, specifically improving public prekindergarten, as the first of his five emergency items (State of Texas Office of Governor, 2016). The 84th Texas Legislature…
ICF International, Gibson Consulting Group, September, 2016
Executive Summary
In Governor Abbott's 2015 State of the State Address, he set improving early education, specifically improving public prekindergarten, as the first of his five emergency items (State of Texas Office of Governor, 2016). The 84th Texas Legislature…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, May, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report evaluates the Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) program, which is funded by the Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) program. This 2014-2015 program evaluation provides findings for three research questions related…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, May, 2016
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a report that evaluates the Afterschool Centers on Education (ACE) program, which is funded by the Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) program. This summary of the 2014-2015 program evaluation provides an…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
This report contains a description of findings and recommendations from both the 2012-13 and 2013-14 evaluations. The 2012-13 study looked at the initial implementation of the SPP program when it was first piloted in spring 2013. The 2013-14 study…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, July, 2015
Executive Summary
This report contains a description of findings and recommendations from both the 2012-13 and 2013-14 evaluations. The 2012-13 study looked at the initial implementation of the SPP program when it was first piloted in spring 2013. The 2013-14 study…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, February, 2013
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers that examines program operations, participation, and student achievement and that identifies innovative program practices, based on site coordinator interviews, site visits, staff…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, February, 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers that examines program operations, participation, and student achievement and that identifies innovative program practices, based on site coordinator interviews, site visits…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, April, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers that examines program operations, participation, and student achievement and that identifies innovative program practices, based on site coordinator surveys and interviews, site visits,…
American Institutes for Research, Gibson Consulting Group, Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, April, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Texas 21st Century Community Learning Centers that examines program operations, participation, and student achievement and that identifies innovative program practices, based on site coordinator surveys and interviews,…
Burgette John, Zoblotsky Todd, Neergaard Laura, Akerstrom Jenelle, Gibbs Chloe, Naftzger Neil, Vinson Matthew, Nunnery John, August, 2009
Reports & Papers
Findings from an evaluation of 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) programs in Texas, with a focus on program characteristics, services provided, and student outcomes
Burgette John, Zoblotsky Todd, Neergaard Laura, Akerstrom Jenelle, Gibbs Chloe, Naftzger Neil, Vinson Matthew, Nunnery John, August, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from an evaluation of 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) programs in Texas, with a focus on program characteristics, services provided, and student outcomes