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Head Start Graduate Student Research Program: 2017 Research Scholars.

Head Start Graduate Student Research Program: 2016 Research Scholars...

To what extent does variation in the quality of children’s Head Start experiences affect children’s development? The Head Start Impact Study (HSIS) has demonstrated that children who participate in Head Start experience improved preschool quality on average and improved school readiness compared with similar children who do not have access to Head Start. This report uses data from the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS) to examine variations based on Head Start center...

CCDBG Implementation Research and Evaluation Planning Grants FY2016 - Phase I/Cohort I.

The purpose of the Use of Technology to Support Head Start Practice project was to review the knowledge base related to the use of technology to support the practice of early childhood professionals who work directly with children and families. The results were intended to fill a knowledge gap regarding what technologies are currently available to early childhood programs; how practitioners are using these technologies on a regular basis; and the barriers to and facilitators of practitioner...

This guidebook describes the steps and best practices for successfully selecting and implementing a parenting intervention. The purpose is to provide program, state, and child care network leaders an easy-to-use tool for implementing a parenting intervention. The guidebook may be used as a companion to the Compendium of Parenting Interventions recently developed by the Health and Human Services Interagency Parenting Group and the Head Start National Center on Family...

ACF OPRE News Vol. 5 Issue 19 - November 9, 2017

The Latest from the Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) 2.0 Evaluation
November 9, 2017

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Child welfare practitioners need effective tools to gauge children’s immediate safety and risk of future maltreatment. This brief is a resource for human service professionals on child safety and risk assessments in AI/AN communities.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) authorized the creation of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program and required a national evaluation of the program in its early years of operation. That evaluation is the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE). The ACA also required that the national evaluation present a Report to Congress in 2015, which will lay the foundation and framework for understanding future findings...