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Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen S.; Schaaf, Jennifer M.; Hildebrandt, Lisa M.; Pan, Yi; Warnaar, Bethany L. – FPG Child Development Institute, 2015
The 2013-2014 North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten (NC Pre-K) Evaluation study was designed to examine the longitudinal outcomes through kindergarten for children who attended the Pre-K program, along with comparisons to previous cohorts of program attendees. A sample of 561 children was included in the study, with data gathered at the beginning and…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Educational Quality, State Surveys, Preschool Children
FPG Child Development Institute, 2013
Public awareness of the value of a high quality early childhood education has never been stronger with Nobel-prize winning economist James J. Heckman declaring that it is the key to the nation's future. Higher education's role in preparing teachers to deliver on that promise is significant and continues to grow. A special issue of the "Journal of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen; Schaaf, Jennifer; LaForett, Dore – FPG Child Development Institute, 2013
Georgia has one of the few state-funded universal pre-kindergarten programs in the United States, with the aim of providing pre-k services to all 4-year-olds whose families want their children to participate in the program, regardless of family income level. In the 2011-2012 school year, Georgia's Pre-K Program served a total of over 94,000…
Descriptors: Literacy, Kindergarten, Preschool Education, Mathematics Skills
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen; Schaaf, Jennifer; Hildebrandt, Lisa; LaForett, Dore – FPG Child Development Institute, 2013
The North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program (NC Pre-K) is a state-funded initiative for at-risk 4-year-olds, designed to provide a high quality, classroom-based educational program during the year prior to kindergarten entry. Children are eligible for NC Pre-K based on age, family income (at or below 75% of state median income), and other risk…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, At Risk Students, State Programs
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen; Schaaf, Jennifer; Hildebrandt, Lisa; LaForett, Dore – FPG Child Development Institute, 2013
The North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program (NC Pre-K) is a state-funded initiative for at-risk 4-year-olds, designed to provide a high quality, classroom-based educational program during the year prior to kindergarten entry. Children are eligible for NC Pre-K based on age, family income (at or below 75% of state median income), and other risk…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, At Risk Students, State Programs
Peisner-Feinberg, Ellen; Schaaf, Jennifer; LaForett, Dore – FPG Child Development Institute, 2013
Georgia has one of the few state-funded universal pre-kindergarten programs in the United States, with the aim of providing pre-k services to all 4-year-olds whose families want their children to participate in the program, regardless of family income level. In the 2011-2012 school year, Georgia's Pre-K Program served a total of over 94,000…
Descriptors: Literacy, Kindergarten, Preschool Education, Mathematics Skills
FPG Child Development Institute, 2012
Do the positive effects of an intensive early childhood educational program extend into adulthood? FPG researchers used comprehensive longitudinal data from the Abecedarian Project to try to answer that important question. The Abecedarian Project was a prospective randomized trial involving primarily African-American families (98%) that began in…
Descriptors: Child Care, Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education
Coleman, Mary Ruth; Winn, Donna-Marie; Harradine, Christine – FPG Child Development Institute, 2012
In this paper, the authors explore four major barriers to academic success that must be addressed, briefly describe two projects that have worked to address these barriers, and make recommendations for moving forward as they work to expand educational excellence for all students. They provide examples of the myriad ways in which schools have the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Barriers, Access to Education, Equal Education
FPG Child Development Institute, 2012
Family process models guide theories and research about family functioning and child development outcomes. Theory and research, in turn, inform policies and services aimed at families. But are widely accepted models valid across cultural groups? To address these gaps, FPG researchers examined the utility of two family process models for families…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Models, Family (Sociological Unit)
Soukakou, E.; Winton, P.; West, T. – FPG Child Development Institute, 2012
The Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP) was developed in response to a lack of validated instruments designed specifically to measure the quality of inclusive practices, and it is based on research evidence on the effectiveness of specialized instructional strategies for meeting the individual needs of children in inclusive settings (Odom, 2004;…
Descriptors: Profiles, Rating Scales, Inclusion, Field Tests
FPG Child Development Institute, 2012
The goal of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is no longer simply to make services available to young children with disabilities and their families, but also to ensure that those services lead to enhanced outcomes for participating children and families. To that end, IDEA 2004 requires states to submit State Performance Plans…
Descriptors: Disabilities, State Policy, Educational Policy, Accountability
FPG Child Development Institute, 2011
In the United States, Black children start school behind their White peers on standardized reading and mathematics tests, and racial disparities in achievement increase during each subsequent year of primary and secondary education. To formulate an appropriate policy response to this enduring problem, a careful and comprehensive understanding of…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement, African American Students
FPG Child Development Institute, 2011
State newborn screening (NBS) programs have expanded in recent years, and more tests may be added in the future. The expansion of neonatal screening raises ethical, legal, and social questions. The questions surrounding NBS for fragile X syndrome (FXS) typify these concerns. FXS is an X-linked genetic condition that is the most common inherited…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Genetic Disorders, Mental Retardation, Parents
FPG Child Development Institute, 2010
Most young children begin developing language skills at a rapid pace, early in their lives. Children with Down syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of intellectual disability, typically experience delays in language development that persist as they grow older. Parents and teachers can naturally reinforce the language skills of a child…
Descriptors: Literacy, Language Skills, Language Acquisition, Speech Skills
FPG Child Development Institute, 2010
Every day, schools and communities across the U.S. identify millions of young children as "at risk"--especially those with a minority background, who live in poor neighborhoods or are learning English as a second language. FPG's Project U-STARS-PLUS (Using Science, Talents, and Abilities to Recognize Students-Promoting Learning for…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Stereotypes, Neighborhoods, Elementary School Teachers
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