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Developing preschool education policy: An economic perspective.


February 22, 2018 Economics and FinanceFederalState & Local

By Barnett, W. S. (1990). Federal, state, and local governments are currently considering significant changes in public policies related to preschool education. Much of the impetus for these changes derives from evidence of the costs and benefits of such programs, and many of the issues being addressed have significant economic dimensions. This article examines four critical…

Financing early childhood education programs: State, federal and local issues.


December 15, 2017 Economics and FinanceFederal

By Hustedt, J. T. & Barnett, W. S. (2011). The landscape of financing early childhood education in the U.S. is complex. Programs run the gamut from tuition-supported private centers to public programs supported by federal, state, or local funds. Different funding streams are poorly coordinated. The federal government funds several major targeted programs that are available…

Who Are These Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students?


December 1, 2006 English Language LearnersFederal
Eugene E. Garcia and Delis Cuellar

Arizona State University professor Eugene E. Garcia and colleague Delis Cuellar answer this question in an article in the online journal Teachers College Record.

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


November 1, 2005 Economics and FinanceFederalOutcomes

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

Using Pressure and Support to Create a Qualified Workforce


March 1, 2005 FederalOutcomesWorkforce
Sharon Ryan and Debra J. Ackerman

This article reports on a study examining the impact of a system of pressure and support to motivate preschool teachers toward obtaining a teaching credential by a set deadline.