Browse IGPA Reports by Author "GORDON, RACHEL A."

  • GORDON, RACHEL A. (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2016-02-19)
    Additional evidence to help inform Illinois' child care system. 2.19.2016 RACHEL A. GORDON This presentation by Rachel Gordon to the Commission to Reform Child Care in Illinois (est. by HR 0254) examines ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; KAESTNER, ROBERT, ABNER, KRISTEN, KOREMAN, SANDERS (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2012-03-01)
    CHILD CARE FOOD SUBSIDIES.3.2012 ABNER, GORDON, KORENMAN, KAESTNER In 2008, nearly 15 percent of U.S. households were food insecure, meaning the household members lacked consistent access to enough food for healthy ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; ABNER, KRISTIN (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2013-02-20)
    Differential Response to Child Abuse and Neglect in Illinois What is differential response? How might Illinois use it to support families? By Kristin Abner and Rachel A. Gordon In 2009, the Illinois Department of ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; BATES, JULIA; GORDON, RACHEL A.; BATES, JULIA (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2018-07-26)
    Using 21st-century cameras to gather full-day/full-week streams of video in preschool classrooms with minimal disruption. JULY 26, 2018 RACHEL A. GORDON. JULIA BATES As part of the Early Investments Initiative ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; WOE, HILLARY L., GARCIA, KARINA (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2014-02-20)
    Guarding all infants in sleep 2.20.2014 Rachel A. Gordon, Hillary L. Rowe, and Karina Garcia The loss of a baby is an extremely traumatic event and has enduring effects that ripple out from parents ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; GORDON, RACHEL A. (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2016-08-31)
    Early childhood education has seen increased high-stakes use of observational measures of child care and preschool quality in recent years. Scoring above or below a particular cut-score on these measures now has substantial ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; Zinsser, Katherine; Jiang, Xue (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2018-04-11)
    The Early Investments Policy Initiative team presented findings from a systematic review of the literature regarding practices to promote young children's emotional competencies at the American Educational Research Association ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; Krysan, Maria; Colaner, Anna C.; Lambouths, III, Danny (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2014-03-18)
    This Preschool Policy Forum documents the many funding sources for Chicago area childcare centers and preschools as well as the frequency and impact of funding disruptions between 2011 and 2012. The study surveyed 229 ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; Crowder, Marisa; Davidson, Laura; Domitrovich, Celene (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2019-01-09)
    School districts across the United States are developing systemic, district-wide approaches to support students’ social and emotional learning (SEL), due to the increasingly recognized role that students’ social-emotional ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A. (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2018-03-14)
    Early childhood education has seen increased high-stakes use of observational measures of child care and preschool quality in recent years. Scoring above or below a particular cut-score on these measures now has substantial ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; Rowe, Hillary L. (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2015-01-14)
    On May 20 in Washington DC, IGPA will host a brainstorming meeting regarding unanswered questions in the prevention of infant mortality, particularly risks related to adult-infant bed sharing. Building on the 2013 Family ...

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  • GORDON, RACHEL A.; Superfine, Benjamin (Institute of Government & Public Affairs, 2018-10-19)
    This policy brief looks at policies that affect what scholars call the school improvement industry. It focuses on how products developed within this industry - many with development and use paid for by public schools ...

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