Our team routinely publishes in diverse outlets.

Below, find CRESP reports and journal articles on issues of education, nutrition, health, and social policy. Use the search bar to narrow the selection by author, title, description, or keywords.

Publications

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4.0 Ten Current Trends in Early Childhood Education: Literature Review and Resources for Practitioners

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The current report takes a close look at 10 current trends in the ECE literature, including practice-oriented resources to support implementation, with an emphasis on areas of work which are particularly relevant for 4.0’s ventures. Our goal is to prov …

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4.0 Schools: Early Childhood Education Portfolio, Case Studies, and Interview Results

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A goal of 4.0 is to invest in community-centered models of education by providing cash, curriculum, coaching, and community to individuals with innovative ideas that are rooted in equity. Early childhood education (ECE) is one of 4.0’s key investment a …

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4.0 NEW NORMAL WAVE: Evaluation Findings

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In 2020, the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) at the University of Delaware (UD) entered into a formal research-practice partnership (RPP) with the 4.0 organization. Through funding from multiple organizations, 4.0 works to re …

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USDA Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Vendor Criteria: An Examination of US Administrative Agency Variations

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The food retail environment has been directly linked to disparities in dietary behaviors and may in part explain racial and ethnic disparities in pregnancy-related deaths. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) …

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Lori’s Hands: Impacts on Participating Clients Final Evaluation Report

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Lori’s Hands, founded in 2009, is a service learning organization based in Newark, Delaware. Every year, over 100 community members receive visits from college student volunteers through Lori’s Hands. The organization’s clientele includes individuals w …

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Lori’s Hands: Impacts on Participating Students

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Lori’s Hands, founded in 2009, is a service learning organization based in Newark, Delaware. Each year over 100 community members are served by Lori’s Hands with the help of college student volunteers. The organization’s clientele includes individuals …

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Innovative Title III Senior Healthcare Program: Year 1 Implementation Lessons Learned and Early Outcomes

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In 2019, CHEER, an organization which provides a full range of services for mature adults, including meals on wheels and congregate meals as part of the Older American’s Act (OAA) Title III Nutrition project, was awarded a grant from the Administration …

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Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Healthy Food Access

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Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 17 calls for revitalizing global partnerships for sustainable development and strengthening the means of implementation of strategies, in part through that approach. One of the key and fundamental aspects of SDG 17 is …

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Assessing the Implementation of Kids’ Meals Healthy Default Beverage Policies in the State of California and City of Wilmington, Del.

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HER Default Drinks Brief There is clear and consistent evidence that reducing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) would improve kids’ health. SSB consumption is closely tied to increased risk for developing overweight and obesity, getting de …

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SNAP Incentive Reports

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Click on the link below to review these reports regarding the Randomized Control Trial (RCT) which was managed and evaluated by the University of Delaware’s Center for Research in Education and Social Policy at 76 farmer’s markets (FMs) in 13 states an …

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