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

 

 

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NIEER analysis evaluates how well 59 state-funded preschool programs satisfy a list of “essential elements” characterizing high-quality programs—and finds widespread change is needed.

 

 

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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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