Early Childhood Education Resources


National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2010).  Video: Parent-Child Home Program.
Kids Count Data Book. (2009).   Baltimore, MD : The Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Fairbanks, S., Sugai, G., Guardino, D., & Lathrop, M. (2007).  Response to Intervention: Examining Classroom Behavior Support in Second Grade. Exceptional Children, 73(3), 288-310.
Karoly, L. A., Kilburn, M. R., & Cannon, J. S. (2005).  Early childhood interventions: Proven Results, Future Promise. RAND Corporation.
Barnett, W. S., Lamy, C., & Jung, K. (2005).  The effects of state prekindergarten programs on young children's school readiness in five states. The National Institute for Early Education Research.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Carr, M. (2001).  Assessment in early childhood settings: Learning stories. Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, Inc..
Behrman, R. E. (Ed.). (2001).  Caring for infants and toddlers. The Future of Children. The Future of Children, 11(1)
West, J., Denton, K., & Germino-Hausken, E. (2000).  America's kindergartners: Findings from the early childhood longitudinal study, kindergarten class of 1998-99, Fall 1998. Jessup, MD : US Department of Education.
Hinkle, D. (2000).  School involvement in early childhood. Washington, DC : U.S. Department of Education.

Web Sites

A state-by-state guide to the The U.S. Department of Educations's Early Childhood Education Initiative.
the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving the quality of programs for children from birth through third grade
sponsors comprehensive and challenging research in order to help ensure that America's young children are successful in school and beyond and to enhance their quality of life and that of their families
disseminates timely information on major issues related to children's well-being
supports early childhood education initiatives by providing objective, nonpartisan information based on research