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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

Video – Growing and Learning in Preschool


January 20, 2011 OutcomesQuality and CurriculumWorkforce

Growing and Learning in Preschool NIEER’s five-minute video, Growing and Learning in Preschool, shows the essential features of a high-quality preschool program. You’ll see how a preschool curriculum based on solid research builds school and life-related skills, why well-qualified teachers are so important, and how play is integrated into learning. To order a VHS or…

Planned Explorations and Spontaneous Discoveries: Supporting Scientific Inquiry in Preschool


August 1, 2010 OutcomesWorkforce

This presentation describes the benefits of science for preschool students, acknowledges the challenges educators face, and provides practical strategies for fulfilling our responsibilities to young learners. Assistant Research Professor Kimberly Brenneman delivered this featured presentation at the DLM Summer Institute in July 2010.

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…

Dorothy Strickland’s Congressional Testimony on Early Literacy


November 1, 2009 OutcomesQuality and Curriculum

Dorothy Strickland, NIEER Distinguished Research Fellow, testified before the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on early literacy learning experiences, focusing on what is known, what is needed, how to improve and what is needed from the federal government to ensure high quality literacy learning experiences for young children that research shows can help reduce grade…

Seeing the Learning in Play: Using Performance-based Assessment to Document and Enhance Learning in Play


June 1, 2009 AssessmentOutcomesQuality and CurriculumWorkforce

Presentation by NIEER Research Professor Shannon Ayers and Co-director Ellen Frede on the Early Learning Scale and the importance of learning through play.

What’s New in Pre-K Research


August 1, 2008 OutcomesState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

NIEER Co-Director Ellen Frede’s presentation on research in preschool education includes information on randomized trials, NIEER state studies, and more.

Investing in Quality Pre-K


October 1, 2007 OutcomesQuality and Curriculum

NIEER Director Steve Barnett presents the impacts of a quality early education at New Hampshire’s 2007 Legislative Forum, October 11, 2007.

The Effects of Oklahoma’s Pre-Kindergarten Program on School Readiness


June 1, 2007 OutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

A power point presentation on Oklahoma’s prekindergarten program by William Gormley delivered at a congressional briefing on key issues in preschool education June 18, 2007.