Access to Books in the Home

Access to Books (Family and Community Engagement Research Compendium, 2013)

Kids and Family Reading Report (Kids and Family Reading Report, 6th Edition, Scholastic, 2017)

Scholarly Culture and Academic Performance in 42 Nations (M. D. R. Evans, Jonathan Kelley, Joanna Sikora, 2014)


Building and Supporting an Aligned System: A Vision for Transforming Education Across the Pre-K-Grade Three Years (National Association of Elementary School Principals, 2011)

Developing Early Literacy: A Scientific Synthesis of Early Literacy Development and Implications for Intervention (National Institute for Literacy, 2008)

Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative: Credentialing in the Early Care and Education Field (Limardo, Sweeney and Taylor, 2016)

Early Reading Acquisition and its relation to reading experience and ability 10 years later (Cunningham and Stanovich, 1998)

Formal and Informal Home Learning Activities in Relations to Children's Early Numeracy and Literacy Skill: The Development of a Home Numeracy Model (Skwarchuk, Sowinski and LeFevre, 2014)

High Quality Early Learning Settings Depend on a High-Quality Workforce: Low Compensation Undermines Quality (U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2016)

Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade (Shanahan, 2010)

Investing in Our Young People (Cunha and Heckman, 2010)

The Early Catastrophe (Hart and Risely, 2003)

The Early Developmental Competencies and School Readiness of Low-Income, Immigrant Children: Influences of generation, race/ethnicity, and national origins (Feyter and Winsler, 2009)

The Economics of Inequality: The Value of Early Childhood Education (Heckman, 2006)

The Effectiveness of a Program to Accelerate Vocabulary Development in Kindergarten (VOCAB) (Goodson, 2010)

The High/Scope Perry Preschool Study through Age 40 (Schweinhart et al., 2005)

The Importance of Aligning Pre-K through 3rd Grade, Policy Brief (The Pre-K Coalition, 2012)

The Role of Home Literacy Environment in the Development of Language Ability in Preschool Children from Low-Income Homes (Payne and Whitehurst, 1994)

Using Data to Promote Collaboration in Local School Readiness Systems (Kingsley and Hendley, 2010)


Making Summer Count: How Summer Programs Can Boost Children's Learning (McCombs, 2011)