January 1, 2009 Economics and Finance
In this article, NIEER Co-Director W. Steven Barnett provides a vision to economic recovery in three simple steps.
December 1, 2008
This article presents data from William Gormley's evaluation of the Tulsa pre-K program.
November 1, 2008 Outcomes • Quality and Curriculum
Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Early Education Interventions on Cognitive and Social Development.
Coaching as Part of a Pilot Quality Rating Scale Initiative: Challenges to–and Supports for–the Change-Making Process
October 1, 2008 Governance and Accountability • Quality and Curriculum • State & Local
This article reports on a study focusing on a Quality Rating Scale (QRS) consulting process and provides recommendations for enhancing this process.
Continuity of Care, Professional Community, and the Policy Context: Potential Benefits for Infant and Toddler Teachers’ Professional Development
September 1, 2008 Workforce
This paper shares the results of a study on the benefits of continuity of care for infants and toddlers.
July 1, 2008 Economics and Finance • Outcomes
This article makes an economic case for investing in the education of young children.
Use of Decontextualized Talk Across Story Contexts: How Oral Storytelling and Emergent Reading Can Scaffold Children’s Development
June 1, 2008
This study examines oral language skills in parent-child interactions and discusses results in terms of implications for home-based literacy interventions.
Children’s Preliteracy Skills: Influence of Mothers’ Education and Beliefs About Shared-Reading Interactions
March 1, 2008
This study examines the associations between children's preliteracy skills and their mothers' educational backgrounds and beliefs about shared-reading interactions
February 1, 2008 Quality and Curriculum
This article reviews the book Literacy leadership in early childhood: An essential guide.
January 1, 2008
This article estimates the effectiveness of a sample of state-funded preschool programs, given the growing importance of such programs on education policy.