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Private Providers in State Pre-K: Vital Partners


November 1, 2011 AccessGovernance and AccountabilityState & Local

In this article from the National Association for Young Children's journal Young Children, 66(6), authors Jason T. Hustedt and W. Steven Barnett discuss how private preschool providers have played an important role in the expansion of state pre-K across the country and examine how these collaborations work.

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.

Universal and Targeted Approaches to Preschool Education in the United States


January 1, 2010 AccessGovernance and AccountabilityOutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & LocalUniversal and Targeted

This article compares the current targeted approach to preschool education with a universal approach that would increase access and quality.

Coaching as Part of a Pilot Quality Rating Scale Initiative: Challenges to–and Supports for–the Change-Making Process


October 1, 2008 Governance and AccountabilityQuality and CurriculumState & Local
Debra J. Ackerman

This article reports on a study focusing on a Quality Rating Scale (QRS) consulting process and provides recommendations for enhancing this process.

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.