Research and Evaluation

Partnering Programs Provide Comprehensive Services

Wed, 09/01/2004

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This brief describes the screenings, referrals, and services offered by child care centers in partnership with Head Start and comparison centers not involved in partnership. Researchers found that centers in partnership are more likely to provide screenings, referrals, and services.

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3 pp.

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Early Care and Education Partnerships: State Actions and Local Lessons

Thu, 03/13/2003

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Diane Schilder, Ellen Kiron, Kimberly Elliott

This report presents findings from a study that examined how states and local early education programs utilize a combination of child care, Head Start, and pre-Kindergarten resources to improve early care and education and enhance children's school readiness and well-being. Findings focus on: state leaders’ actions to support and promote early education partnerships; how local early education providers engage in partnerships; and  factors that support providers in partnerships.

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151 pp.

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Research Brief: Early Care and Education Partnerships: State Actions and Local Lessons

Mon, 09/01/2003

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Diane Schilder, Ellen Kiron, and Kimberly Elliott

This research brief summarizes the qualitative research findings provided in a comprehensive report about the nature of partnerships among child care, Head Start, and pre-kindergarten providers.

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State Strategies to Support Early Care and Education Partnerships

Mon, 09/01/2003

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This research brief highlights actions states take to support the creation and continuation of partnerships. Includes a detailed bibliography and a list of organizations that provide state early care and education data.

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8 pp.

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Research Brief: Blending Early Care and Education Funds: Issues, Opportunities, and Strategies

Mon, 09/01/2003

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Ellen Kiron

This research brief describes the study's finance-related findings. Profiles the sources of resources, strategies used to manage funds, and issues in managing funds from different sources.

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