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Research Reports

Impacts of New Mexico PreK on Children’s School Readiness at Kindergarten Entry

June 1, 2008 OutcomesState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

This is the second report from an ongoing NIEER study of New Mexico PreK.

Longitudinal Effects of the Arkansas Better Chance Program: Findings from Kindergarten and First Grade

May 1, 2008 OutcomesState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

This study estimates the effects of state-funded pre-K in Arkansas on children's language, mathematics, and literacy skills through first grade.

Partnering for Preschool

April 1, 2008 AccessEconomics and FinanceOutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & LocalState Pre-K EvaluationsWorkforce

In this study of the New Jersey Abbott preschool program, researchers identify ingredients of success others can use in developing programs with mixed delivery systems.

An Effectiveness-based Evaluation of Five State Pre-Kindergarten Programs using Regression-Discontinuity

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

An evaluation of the effects of prekindergarten programs in five states (Michigan, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and West Virginia) on children’s receptive vocabulary, math, and print awareness skills. Authors Vivian Wong, Thomas Cook, Steve Barnett, and Kwanghee Jung used a rigorous research design to estimate effects.

The Effects of the Arkansas Better Chance Program on Young Children’s School Readiness

January 1, 2007 OutcomesState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

NIEER study of Arkansas' state-funded preschool education program shows significant improvement in the early language, literacy and mathematical development of 4-year-old children.