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State Pre-K: Effectiveness, Access, and Support for Quality


May 1, 2012 Economics and FinanceOutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & Local

At the 2012 national seminar of the Education Writers Association (EWA), NIEER Assistant Research Professor Milagros Nores joined a panel on early learning research, which also included Steven Hicks from the U.S. Department of Education, Lindsey Allard Agnamba of School Readiness Consulting, and Thoughts on Public Education co-writer Kathryn Baron as moderator. Dr. Nores spoke on the…

The State of Preschool 2011: On the Edge of a Crisis


April 6, 2012 AccessEconomics and FinanceOutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & LocalUniversal and Targeted

2009 State Preschool Yearbook Webinar


June 1, 2010 AccessEconomics and FinanceQuality and CurriculumState & Local

State prekindergarten programs in the U.S. were featured in a June 29, 2010 webinar presented by NIEER Director Steve Barnett and the National Title I Association. Highlights from the presentation included trends in access, spending and quality standards as well as information on curriculum, English language learners, assessments, monitoring and family engagement.

Video – Preschool: America’s Best Investment


March 28, 2010 Economics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityOutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & Local

Preschool: America’s Best Investment Can investing in high-quality early education reduce the demand for high-cost special education, social welfare and criminal justice systems? NIEER Director Steve Barnett makes this point in this new video, which features children in preschool and parents who weigh in on the issue. The 7-minute video, Preschool: America’s Best Investment, is…

New State Research on Highly Effective Pre-K


June 1, 2007 Economics and FinanceEnglish Language LearnersQuality and CurriculumState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

NIEER Director Steve Barnett’s power point presentation on state preschool research at the Congressional briefing June 18, 2007.

NIEER Co-Director Testifies Before House Committee about Head Start


March 1, 2007 Economics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityState & Local

NIEER Co-Director Testifies Before House Committee about Head Start NIEER Co-Director Ellen Frede testified before the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor’s subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education hearing on “Improving Head Start for America’s Children.” As a former administrator in charge of state-funded preschool programs in New Jersey, Dr. Frede spoke…

Quality Early Childhood Education: It Costs, It Pays, It Counts


December 1, 2003 Economics and FinanceQuality and Curriculum

Steve Barnett on financing quality early childhood education – part of the Mid-Atlantic Early Childhood Education Network Forum.