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Mattera Shira K., Morris Pamela A., Jacob Robin T., Maier Michelle F., Rojas Natalia M., August, 2017
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A growing literature has demonstrated that early math skills are associated with later outcomes for children. This research has generated interest in improving children's early math competencies as a pathway to improved outcomes for children in…
Massey Meg, Walsh Kelly, Milner Justin, Derrick-Mills Teresa, December, 2016
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This report describes evaluation design in PFS projects, with a focus on early childhood education (ECE). It is part of a larger toolkit for states, localities, and investors considering early childhood PFS projects and is based in part on…
Cohen Michael, Hadley Martha, Marcial Carmina, 2016
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Formative research and summative evaluation are required and essential components of 2010-2015 Ready to Learn (RTL) activity. Formative researchers are integral members of the media production team, working closely with the content creators,…
Bell Stephen, Peck Laura, 2016
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Background: When deciding how to allocate limited funds for social programs, policymakers and program managers increasingly ask for evidence of effectiveness based on studies that rely on solid methodology, providing credible scientific evidence.…
Page Lindsay C., Feller Avi, Grindal Todd, Miratrix Luke W., Somers Marie-Andree, December, 2015
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Increasingly, researchers are interested in questions regarding treatment-effect variation across partially or fully latent subgroups defined not by pretreatment characteristics but by post-randomization actions. One promising approach to address…
Peck Laura, December, 2015
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Several analytic strategies exist for opening up the "black box" to reveal more about what drives policy and program impacts. This article focuses on one of these strategies: the Analysis of Symmetrically-Predicted Endogenous Subgroups (ASPES).…
Culhane Dennis P., Fantuzzo John W., Rouse Heather L. Cohen, Tam Vicky, Lukens Johnathan, 22 March, 2010
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This article explores the use of integrated administrative data systems in support of policy reform through interagency collaboration and research. The legal, ethical, scientific and economic challenges of interagency data sharing are examined. A…
Walker Dale, Carta Judith J., Greenwood Charles R., Buzhardt Joseph F., 2008
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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
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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
Datta Lois-ellin, July, 2007
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I focus here on one after-assignment condition that may notably affect the logic of the RCT and the CGT designs, particularly the central assumption that, all other things being equal, observed differences if any between experimental (E, treatment)…
Mahoney Joseph L., Zigler Edward F., 2006
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A discussion of the effect of the national impact evaluation of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program on the program's funding appropriation
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
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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…
Bailey Don, Bruder Mary Beth, January, 2005
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A discussion of the importance of the assessment and consideration of family outcomes in early childhood special education and intervention programs
Brown Sally, 2004
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A description of an investigation of the differing perspectives of positive child outcomes held by child care center evaluators and workers in Scotland
Colorado School Readiness Indicators Task Force, 2004
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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