Tag Archives: low-income

Grocery stores can incentivize healthy shopping

In the United States, 47 million people participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to ensure they have enough food on their table. To make their food dollars stretch further, Read More

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Number Sense Screener to help Pre-K, K and 1st graders

Nancy Jordan has received funding through IES to refine and extend work on a Number Sense Screener for identifying children at risk for mathematical difficulties. Read More

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Building vocabulary of low-income children

Roberta Golinkoff and collaborator Kathy Hirsh-Pasek designed an intervention study to test a new approach for fostering vocabulary development among preschool children from low-income homes. Read More

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Improving reading comprehension through text structure instruction

Sharon Walpole, SOE, is partnering with Kasualai Wijekumar on a grant designed to enhance classroom-based text structure instruction for 4th and 5th graders in high poverty schools in TX and PA. Read More

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Women, families in a globalized world

As our global society diversifies and becomes more racially, ethnically and religiously complex, and as socioeconomic disparities grow, there are more and more variations on “traditional” family life. Single parent and Read More

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Starting at Home interventions

Starting at Home will examine the impacts and outcomes for Early Head Start parents and children to determine if participation in Promoting First Relationships parenting intervention reduces stress levels in children. Read More

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Incentivizing SNAP users toward healthy food alternatives

Incentivizing SNAP users toward healthy food alternatives Through a new partnership and a $3.77 million USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant, the University of Delaware’s Center for Research in Education and Social Read More

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Reading Recovery Scale Up

Reading Recovery: Scaling Up What Works Henry May, director of the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP), is leading a team of researchers from the Consortium for Policy Research Read More

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Increasing Vocabulary in Preschoolers

Increasing Vocabulary in Preschoolers: Using Cognitive Science to Guide Pedagogy The purpose of this project is to create and test a novel approach to building preschool teachers’ abilities to foster Read More

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Delaware Stars

Delaware Stars for Early Success Delaware Stars for Early Success provides Delaware’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) focusing on quality improvement in Early Care and Education programs serving children Read More

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