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ERIC Number: ED555738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Apr
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Data Collection and Use in Early Childhood Education Programs: Evidence from the Northeast Region. Stated Briefly. REL 2015-085
Zweig, Jacqueline; Irwin, Clare W.; Kook, Janna Fuccillo; Cox, Josh
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands
This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. This study explores how seven early childhood education programs in a mid-sized city in the Northeast region are collecting and using data, how they would like to use data, how they could use the data that they have, and the challenges they face in these efforts. Participating preschools used a variety of externally and internally developed systems to collect data on early learning outcomes, dosage (the amount of time children spend in early childhood education), and classroom quality. The preschools also provided data on early learning outcomes and dosage to parents, but some administrators and teachers had concerns about effective strategies for communicating findings from the data. The preschools reported collecting sufficient data and generally do not want to collect more data. [For the full report, see "Data Collection and Use in Early Childhood Education Programs: Evidence from the Northeast Region. REL 2015-084" (ED555737).]
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands. Available from: Institute of Education Sciences. 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208. Tel: 800-872-5327; Web site: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands (ED); National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (ED); Education Development Center, Inc.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: ED-IES-12-C-0009