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Huz Ilana, Banghart Patti, Padilla Christina M., Halle Tamara, Madill Rebecca, September 2021
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Appendices in this document include Appendix A: About the Maryland COVID-19 Parent Survey: Survey Recruitment, Data Collection, and Analytic Strategy; and Appendix B: Sample Size and Demographics Tables.

Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, June 2021
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This document includes descriptions of the types of resources found in the Research Connections collection. Italicized types are no longer used, but may appear in older records. For more information, email ResearchConnections@icf.com. (author…

Cascio Elizabeth U., April, 2021
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This chapter concerns the state of the literature on early childhood education (ECE) – formal programs offering group instruction for children younger than the standard eligibility age for public education. I describe how ECE programs can be…
Georgetown University. McCourt School of Public Policy. FutureEd, March, 2021
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This appendix provides charted results of FutureEd conducted research on the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS), pre-K, kindergarten readiness/entry measures, and K-2 assessments used in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Morris Pamela A., Spring 2021
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Unlike a typical Future of Children issue, which describes what’s already known about a topic that affects children’s lives, this issue focuses on an approach to research and practice. We aim to distill lessons from existing ECE partnerships and…

Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Morris Pamela A., Spring 2021
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This special issue of The Future of Children journal focuses on challenges and opportunities involving research - practice partnerships in the field of early childhood education.

Strambler Michael J., Meyer Joanna L., Irwin Clare W., Coleman George (George A.), Spring 2021
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This article describes the decision points, processes, benefits, and challenges for establishing a collaborative research agenda, with an emphasis on agendas that are driven by practitioners’ interests and concerns. Three main challenges are…

Sarche Michelle C., Malone Lizabeth M., Hoard Laura R., Barnes-Najor Jessica, Cameron Ann, West Jerry, Barofsky Meryl Yoches, AIAN FACES Workgroup, 2021
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The American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AIAN FACES) 2015 was the first national study of children served by Region XI Head Start programs, which are those operated by federally recognized AIAN tribes…

King Holly M., 2021
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Research to this point has focused on measuring agreed-upon indicators of quality and then looking at the impacts on children’s development and outcomes. Instead, this paper proposes that research needs to examine programs where desired child…

Fiene Richard, January, 2021
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The organization of this paper is as follows. First, let’s introduce what is included when we talk about measurement principles for regulatory compliance, licensing and monitoring systems. Second, provide examples that should be familiar to most…
Cooke Mandy, Francisco Susanne, Press Frances, Wong Sandie, December, 2020
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The theory of practice architectures is a useful theoretical, methodological and analytical tool for educational research. The use of the theory is emerging as germane in early childhood education research. This article explores concepts from the…
Warner-Richter Mallory, Mathur Ambika, November, 2020
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This resource guide provides information for researchers about administrative data collected on federal policies and programs that (in whole or part) support young children with disabilities. (author abstract)
Sandstrom Heather, Isaacs Julia B., August, 2020
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As states and territories make decisions about child care policies, they may find it useful to collect data from child care providers. Existing administrative records, such as child care licensing data or workforce registries, offer answers to many…
Bromer Juliet, Ragonese-Barnes Marina, Korfmacher Jon, Kim Kwang, August, 2020
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The Relationship-Based Support to Home-Based Child Care assessment tool (RBS-HBCC) examines the quality of relationships and interactions between home-based child-care providers and staff specialists who support these providers at networks and other…
Derrick-Mills Teresa, Reginal Travis, Isaacs Julia B., July, 2020
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This guide aims to help CCDF Lead Agencies understand some basics about procurement. It defines key procurement terms and suggests where to look for your state's procurement requirements. The guide walks you through key steps for procuring research…