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Investing in Our Future: The Evidence Base on Preschool Education
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Promoting School Readiness in Oklahoma
Since the mid-1990s, three states, including Oklahoma, have established a universal pre-kindergarten (pre-K) program. We analyze the effects of Oklahoma's universal pre-kindergarten (pre-K) programExpand
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Regulatory Issue Networks in a Federal System
Regulatory politics are said to vary systematically across issue areas, depending on the salience and complexity of issues. In this article, Professor Gormley identifies four patterns that appear toExpand
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The Effects of Oklahoma's Pre‐K Program on Hispanic Children*
The objective of this work is to determine how much Hispanics benefit from a high-quality pre-K program and which Hispanic students benefit the most. Copyright (c) 2008 by the Southwestern SocialExpand
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Organizational Report Cards
In the 1990s, consumers, professional organizations, government officials, and third-party payers have become increasingly concerned about how to assess the quality of the services provided byExpand
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Inside the pre-kindergarten door: Classroom climate and instructional time allocation in Tulsa's pre-K programs
Abstract This observational study of 106 pre-K classrooms in Tulsa, Oklahoma provides descriptive data on children's classroom experiences – classroom climate and exposure to academic instruction –Expand
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Early childhood education and care regulation: a comparative perspective
Abstract Although all industrialized countries regulate early childhood education and care establishaments, regulatory regimes differ substantially. Early childhood education and care regulation isExpand
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Head Start's Comparative Advantage: Myth or Reality?
In recent years, Head Start's prominent role in preparing low-income 4-year-olds for school has been affected by rapid growth in state-funded pre-K programs, some of which are based in publicExpand
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Bureaucracy and Democracy: Accountability and Performance
How should your students understand the role of bureaucracy in American democracy? With a focus on accountability, this work examines the factors that ultimately lead to bureaucratic successes andExpand
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