NIEER is seeking submissions to a special issue of the Journal of Applied Research on Children (JARC) focused on Research and Progress in Early Education and Early Brain Development, to be edited by NIEER Direcgtor W. Steven Barnett and AllisonFriedman-Krauss, assistant research director professor. JARC is published by CHILDREN AT RISK and the Texas Medical Center Library and edited by the CHILDREN AT RISK Institute.
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.
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.
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.