This study explores whether providing families with access to PBS KIDS The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! ™ activities can help children learn physical science and engineering concepts and practices.
The impact of career and technical education on students with disabilities
We use multiple years of administrative data from Massachusetts to estimate the effect of participating in CTE on the academic outcomes of students with disabilities.
What parents talk about when they talk about learning: A national survey about young children and science
This study used a nationally representative parent survey, combined with in-depth interviews and home visits with a smaller sample of families, to learn how parents of young children, particularly low-income parents, encourage and take part in their children’s learning, especially their science learning.
The added impact of parenting education in early childhood education programs: A meta-analysis
We examine the benefits to children’s cognitive and pre-academic skills of adding parenting education to ECE programs for children and consider the impacts of: parenting education programs of any type, programs that provided parents with modeling of practice stimulating behaviors and programs that were delivered through intensive home visiting.
Compared to what? Variation in the impacts of early childhood education by alternative care type
In this paper, we estimate differential impacts of an early childhood intervention by alternative care type, using data from the Head Start Impact Study, a large-scale randomized evaluation.