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Financing Early Childhood Education Programs: State, Federal, and Local Issues


January 1, 2011 AccessEconomics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityState & LocalUniversal 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.

Stimulus Should Leave No Preschoolers Behind


February 1, 2009 Economics and FinanceOutcomes

Statement of NIEER Director Steve Barnett on the economic stimulus package.

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them–Economic Recovery in 3 Easy Steps


January 1, 2009 Economics and Finance
William S. Barnett

In this article, NIEER Co-Director W. Steven Barnett provides a vision to economic recovery in three simple steps.

Why Governments Should Invest in Early Education


July 1, 2008 Economics and FinanceOutcomes

This article makes an economic case for investing in the education of young children.

Updating the economic impacts of the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program


November 1, 2005 Economics and FinanceOutcomes
Milagros Nores, Clive R. Belfield, W. Steven Barnett, and Lawrence Schweinhart

The authors develop an updated cost-benefit ratio for the High/Scope Perry Preschool Program.

Preschool: The Most Important Grade


April 1, 2003 Economics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityQuality and CurriculumState & Local

Research confirms long-term benefits of high-quality early education.