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Ansari, Arya; Pianta, Robert C. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (N = 1,307) were used to estimate the additive and multiplicative benefits of high-quality child care between birth to 54 months of age and high-quality elementary school education between first and fifth grade. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Child Care, Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Ansari, Arya; Pianta, Robert C. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Data from the NICHD [National Institute of Child Health and Human Development] Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (n = 1,307) were used to estimate the additive and multiplicative benefits of high quality child care between birth to 54 months of age and high quality elementary school education between first and fifth grade. Results…
Descriptors: Child Care, Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
Karoly, Lynn A. – RAND Corporation, 2014
Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRISs) have advanced and matured, a number of states and localities have undertaken evaluations to validate the systems. Such efforts stem from the desire to ensure that the system is designed and operating in the ways envisioned when the system was established. Given that a central component in a QRIS…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Program Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality
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Yazejian, Noreen; Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S. – NHSA Dialog, 2009
This quasi-experimental study evaluated the effects of a supplementary preschool classroom music and movement curriculum on Head Start children's language skills. The curriculum consisted of sequenced music and movement activities conducted by outside interventionists. The evaluation compared the language skills of children attending either…
Descriptors: Intervention, Music Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Phonological Awareness