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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.

The Changing Landscape of Pre-K: Examining the changes and impacts of quality standards in prekindergarten at the national, state, district and program levels.


June 1, 2009 Quality and CurriculumState & Local

Presentation on policies, implementation strategies and monitoring of quality standards in prekindergarten at the national, state, district and program levels.

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.

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.

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.

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.