Recently Funded Projects
Through the Vermont FirstSchool Partnership, FirstSchool staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help educators in Vermont make substantial gains in understanding and implementing the content and process of the FirstSchool approach to transforming PreK-3rd grade.
The Early Intervention Branch in the Women’s and Children’s Health Section of the Division of Public Health is the lead agency for services to NC children birth to three years old with developmental disabilities. This project will provide analysis of the federal required data on the family outcomes of NC Early Intervention (NC EI), as well as advise the program administrators on how to utilize the family outcome data to inform state and local program improvement.
The goal of this project is to conduct follow-up studies of Educare graduates as they enter kindergarten and progress through the early elementary years. A team at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute will coordinate and support the Educare local evaluators as they launch new follow-up studies or expand existing follow-up study efforts in 8-12 U.S. cities where there is an Educare school. This 3-year project will gather data on at least 3 years of Educare graduates and, in some sites, data from their parents as well.