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Giordano Keri, Interra Victoria L., Stillo Giuliana C., Mims Angel T., Block-Lerner Jennifer, January, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Suspension is defined as a temporary removal from the educational setting where a child is able to return after a determined period of time, while expulsion is the complete and permanent removal of a child from an entire educational system (Gilliam…
Gebhart Tracy, Carlson Julianna, Harris Phoebe, Epstein Dale J., June, 2020
Reports & Papers
Although there has recently been an increased focus on the benefits and challenges of implementing a salary or compensation parity policy, little has been written about how these policies affect the ECE workforce directly. The purpose of this brief…
Orizaba Lorena, Gorman Brenda K., Fiestas Christine E., Bingham Gary E., Terry Nicole Patton, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine narrative language samples of Spanish-speaking preschoolers to analyze changes in microstructural and macrostructural skills in their first language (L1) from fall to spring, relationships between…
Classen Audra I., Horn Eva M., Palmer Susan B., September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Limited research has focused on the unique needs of military families and their preschool-age children and even less work focused on military families whose preschool children have special needs or disabilities. Researchers implemented a multicase…
Bishop-Josef Sandra J., Maxey Heather, Goodman Ben, May, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Given the long-term benefits of high-quality child care to children's cognitive, social, and emotional development, commonwealth and federal policymakers should continue to promote quality, access and affordability. Massachusetts policymakers should…
Williams Bethany, Sisson Susan B., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The goal of this study is to understand the relationship between the community around an ECE and classroom health quality by program arrangement (Head Start, community-based childcare, family childcare home) by the following specific aims: Aim 1…

Bachman Heather J., Degol Jessica L., Elliott Leanne, Scharphorn Laura, El Nokali Nermeen E., Palmer Kalani M., April, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: The present study examined the amount of exposure to math activities that children of low socioeconomic status (SES) encounter in private community-based preschool classrooms and whether greater time in these activities predicted…
United Neighborhood Houses of New York, March, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief addresses issues concerning community-based early childhood education in New York City, focusing on quality comparison, staff retention, salary and funding disparities, and enrollment procedures.
Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next, a presenter from Massachusetts shares…
Faria Ann-Marie, Doggett Libby, Yudron Monica, Lower Richard, Roth Erin, 11 December, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that features three presentations on the expansion of pre-kindergarten into community settings. The first presenter discusses federal initiatives designed to expand pre-kindergarten programs. Next,…
Mazurek Anne P., McQuiniff James L., Gonzalez Hector L., June, 2015
Reports & Papers
The Navy currently provides child care for 24,005 children within Navy Regions Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Naval District Washington. With ongoing concerns relating to the federal budget, we endeavored to see whether a policy change in regards to…
Finch Jenna E., Johnson Anna D., Phillips Deborah A., Q2 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined associations between caregiver sensitivity and responsiveness in child care experienced at age 4 and children's effortful control skills at age 5, among 154 preschoolers who attended community-based child care settings. Sensitive…
Floyd Latosha, Phillips Deborah A., Fall 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article, we describe the military's approach to providing high-quality, reliable, and affordable child care to military families as a means to promote combat readiness and retain personnel. We also discuss how the DoD is coping with the…
Tsai Jack, David Daryn H., Edens Ellen L., Crutchfield Audra, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care and parenting needs of adults with mental illness are of growing concern, especially among those seeking Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health services. One area of interest concerns the possible benefits that on-site child…
United States. Government Accountability Office, 16 January, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of United States Department of Defense child care policies for serving children with special needs, based on a review of documents and interviews with key informants