November 1, 2011 Access • Governance and Accountability • State & Local
In this article from the National Association for Young Children's journal Young Children, 66(6), authors Jason T. Hustedt and W. Steven Barnett discuss how private preschool providers have played an important role in the expansion of state pre-K across the country and examine how these collaborations work.
August 1, 2011
In this article from the August 19, 2011 issue of Science, author Steve Barnett examines the effectiveness of early childhood programs designed to offset the impacts of poverty and inadequate learning environments on child development and school success.
February 1, 2011 English Language Learners • Quality and Curriculum
Dina C. Castro, Mariela M. Páez, David K. Dickinson, and Ellen Frede examine practices for effective language and literacy instruction involving young English language learners (ELLs) and provide policy and research recommendations in this article published in Child Development.
January 1, 2011 Access • Economics and Finance • Governance and Accountability • State & Local • Universal and Targeted
Published in Educational Policy, this article from Jason T. Hustedt and W. Steven Barnett identifies and explains the various funding streams in the early childhood education field.
May 1, 2010
This book chapter examines the current state of access to and quality of preschool education around the world.
The Source of Child Care Center Preschool Learning and Program Standards: Implications for Potential Early Learning Challenge Fund Grantees
May 1, 2010 Assessment • Workforce
This article shares the results of a statewide survey of 391 child care center directors focusing on their preschool program standards.
January 1, 2010 Access • Governance and Accountability • Outcomes • Quality and Curriculum • State & Local • Universal and Targeted
This article compares the current targeted approach to preschool education with a universal approach that would increase access and quality.
September 1, 2009
This paper reviews the international evidence on the benefits of early childhood interventions.
Distinguishing Maltreating Versus Nonmaltreating At-Risk Families: Implications for Foster Care and Early Childhood Education Interventions
April 1, 2009 Outcomes
This article describes a study that examined whether indicators of socioeconomic status and parenting stress could distinguish maltreating from nonmaltreating families.