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Journal Articles

Promoting Language and Literacy in Young Dual Language Learners


February 1, 2011 English Language LearnersQuality and Curriculum

Dina C. Castro, Mariela M. Páez, David K. Dickinson, and Ellen Frede examine practices for effective language and literacy instruction involving young English language learners (ELLs) and provide policy and research recommendations in this article published in Child Development.

Universal and Targeted Approaches to Preschool Education in the United States


January 1, 2010 AccessGovernance and AccountabilityOutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & LocalUniversal and Targeted

This article compares the current targeted approach to preschool education with a universal approach that would increase access and quality.

Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Early Education Interventions on Cognitive and Social Development.


November 1, 2008 OutcomesQuality and Curriculum

Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Early Education Interventions on Cognitive and Social Development.

Coaching as Part of a Pilot Quality Rating Scale Initiative: Challenges to–and Supports for–the Change-Making Process


October 1, 2008 Governance and AccountabilityQuality and CurriculumState & Local
Debra J. Ackerman

This article reports on a study focusing on a Quality Rating Scale (QRS) consulting process and provides recommendations for enhancing this process.

Early Childhood Leaders and Literacy


February 1, 2008 Quality and Curriculum

This article reviews the book Literacy leadership in early childhood: An essential guide.

Preschool: The Most Important Grade


April 1, 2003 Economics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityQuality and CurriculumState & Local

Research confirms long-term benefits of high-quality early education.