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Levine Michael H., Brown Chavaughn, McCarthy Jack, Levy Julia (Julia Claire), 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed
By summer 2020, Noggin and its nonprofit partner, Sparkler Learning, engaged with AppleTree, which had never previously used children’s media in its evidence-based instructional model. All three organizations were grappling with relationship and…
Tilhou Rebecca, Eckhoff Angela, Rose Brittney, January, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood collective impact organizations are increasingly being used in communities to support the availability and use of birth to five services for children and families. Collaboration across sectors and services allows for greater ease of…
Baumgartner Scott, Cavadel Elizabeth, Allison-Clark Katherine, May 2021
Executive Summary

The Assessing Models of Coordinated Services (AMCS) project, sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in DHHS, aims to improve understanding of approaches that…

Baumgartner Scott, Cavadel Elizabeth, Allison-Clark Katherine, May 2021
Reports & Papers

A growing number of states and localities are working to address the many needs of families living in poverty by coordinating their services and funding streams. Recently, for example, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)…

University of Virginia. EdPolicyWorks, May 2021
Executive Summary

In 2019, LDOE designated seven community networks that had made considerable progress on meeting these goals as the first cohort of “Ready Start Networks” and gave them a set of additional resources and supports to further strengthen their ECE…

University of Virginia. EdPolicyWorks, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

In 2012, Louisiana’s legislature passed the Early Childhood Education Act, known as Act 3, which aimed to unify the state’s fragmented ECE system and improve school readiness statewide. Prior to this legislation, subsidized child care centers,…

Michie Molly, Weisner Kennedy, Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Hearington Maelee, Kiscaden Sarah, Rothenberg Abby, Smith Amy Ela, May 2021
Reports & Papers

Louisiana’s first cohort of Ready Start Networks provide seven case studies in how communities can build more coordinated, higher quality ECE systems. This report and the accompanying profiles are the first in a set that aim to learn from these…

Early Milestones Colorado, August, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Ideal Learning (IL), or whole child education programs, encourage academic, social, and emotional growth for children. These pre-kindergarten through third grade models (i.e., Montessori, Tools of the Mind) honor each child's unique interests and…
Cate Deborah, Dell Penny, Littlefield Ruth, Riepe Benjamin, Whaley Kathy T., 23 September, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
ECTA Center hosted a series of discussions between Spring-Summer 2020 with teachers, providers, administrators, and families from across the country and gathered supporting research. In listening to their stories, it became apparent that these times…
Home Grown, August, 2020
Other
COVID-19 has made the need for comprehensive services - long offered through the Head Start and Early Head Start service models - more pressing. Now is the time to use the HBCC structure to scale the effective, two-generational approach embodied in…
Brotherson Sean E., Saxena Divya, Lammers Shea, Bushaw Kimberly, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
Collaboration among the State of North Dakota, NDSU Extension and the North Dakota Parent Education Network made this project and study possible. The goal of this project, which was undertaken to fulfill objectives associated with the Preschool…
Brotherson Sean E., Saxena Divya, Lammers Shea, Bushaw Kimberly, September, 2020
Executive Summary
Among its multiple priorities, the Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five that was awarded by the federal government to the state of North Dakota incorporated attentiveness to issues associated with transitions for young children and their…
McCormick Meghan P., Harding Jessica F., McCoy Dana Charles, Q3 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
This special issue of Early Childhood Research Quarterly focuses on policies and practices implemented across the United States to improve quality and enhance alignment in early learning services from PreK through third grade.
Del Grosso Patricia, Thomas Jaime, Fung Nickie, Levere Michael, Albanese Scilla, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
This brief draws on data from the national descriptive study of EHS-CC Partnerships to describe the range of services offered to children in both partnership and nonpartnership slots and their families. This brief addresses the following questions…
Child Care Aware of America, 30 June, 2020
Reports & Papers
On May 12, 2020 Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) sent a survey to Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agencies across the country. The purpose of this survey was to collect information on how CCR&Rs are responding to the COVID-19…