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Walker Allison, Malin Jenessa L., January, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief presents select characteristics of children and families served by Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs (see Box 1) using data from the MSHS Study 2017 (see Box 2). This brief highlights child and family characteristics such as…
Swenson Emilie, Hawes Susy, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this project was to ascertain a more detailed understanding of parents’ views on developmental screenings and family, friend, and neighbor care for young children from immigrant, refugee, and/or asylee communities that speak either…
Ressler Robert, Ackert Elizabeth S., Ansari Arya, Crosnoe Robert, January, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Mexican-origin families face complex ethnic and immigration-based barriers to enrollment in early childhood education programs. As such, reducing barriers to enrollment for this population requires a better understanding of how Mexican-origin…
Melzi Gigliana, McWayne Christine M., Ochoa Wendy, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The present study examined the concurrent relations between culture-specific dimensions of family engagement for low-income, Pan-Latine families and children’s narrative ability, a critical predictor of reading success. One hundred seventy-five…

Park Maki, Katsiaficas Caitlin, April, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This issue brief seeks to raise awareness of the need for trauma-informed services for young children of immigrants and refugees as well as for their families. In addition to providing a profile of this population and an overview of the effects that…
Day Leong Anne, Cosner Berzin Stephanie, Hawkins Summer Sherburne, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Head Start is a federally funded early childhood education programme that takes a unique 2-generation approach to working with families. Family engagement in early education like Head Start has been shown to improve academic and behavioural outcomes…
Caswell Linda, Bumgarner Erin, Barrueco Sandra, Lopez Michael, May, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2015, the Administration for Children and Families funded a new study--the Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Study (MSHS Study)--to focus on MSHS programs and the families they serve. The MSHS Study is designed to closely match the characteristics…
Caswell Linda, Bumgarner Erin, Wolf Anne, Layzer Carolyn J., Barrueco Sandra, Lopez Michael, May, 2019
Other
This report describes the MSHS Study methodology, sample, and measures, all developed (or selected) in collaboration with MSHS stakeholders and experts in MSHS programs and early childhood research. The study was conducted by Abt Associates and its…
Crosby Danielle A., Mendez Julia L., Barnes Amanda C., October, 2019
Reports & Papers
This brief examines child care costs and affordability for low-income Hispanic households with at least one child ages 0 to 5, the period in which families' care needs tend to be most acute. Given that care is often needed for older children as well…
Gatewood Amanda K., October, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides a glimpse into the well-being of parents in Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs. In particular, this brief highlights findings from the Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) Study 2017 on parents' stress, depressive…
Lin Ying-Chun, 2019
Reports & Papers

Children with at least one immigrant parent are one of the fastest growing child populations in the U.S. and they will become an essential part of the future workforce. However, children of immigrants are more likely to fall behind their peers of…

Shuey Elizabeth, Leventhal Tama, Q3 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined associations between individual families' use of center-based child care and neighborhood structure (concentrated poverty and concentrated affluence, as measured with Census data), processes, and resources (child-centered…
Cervantes Wendy, Ullrich Rebecca, Matthews Hannah, 14 March, 2018
Multimedia
This webinar discusses findings from qualitative research reports based on interviews with early care and education providers, social service providers, and immigrant parents of young children concerning reactions and perspectives related to current…
Cervantes Wendy, Ullrich Rebecca, Matthews Hannah, March, 2018
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses findings from qualitative research reports based on interviews with early care and education providers, social service providers, and immigrant parents of young children concerning…
Greenberg Erica, Michie Molly, Adams Gina, February, 2018
Reports & Papers
This study is the second project, and it explores strategies in four communities with unusually high rates of enrollment among low-income immigrant families and negligible (or nonexistent) gaps in enrollment between children of immigrants and…