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Founded in 2002, NIEER improves children’s lives by promoting early learning and development through science and evidence-based policy making.

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Teacher Parity Policies & State Funded Pre-K Programs

NIEER’s analysis showed public pre-K programs in 24 states–more than half of the 44 states funding pre-K–have no compensation parity policies for teachers.

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Policy Research

NIEER offers research-based advice and technical assistance to advance quality early education. Reports address a variety of topics related to policy, practice and opinion. Use these links to view NIEER policy research by topic.

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NIEER shares expert analysis in reports, policy briefs, journal articles, presentations and online media.