February 1, 2013 Access • Economics and Finance • Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations • Universal and Targeted
This policy report clears up some common misconceptions about preschool's effectiveness and benefits, particularly in regards to the Obama administration's recent fact sheet on investing in early education.
December 1, 2009 Assessment • Governance and Accountability • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
The capacity and quality of non-Abbott child care centers, Head Start programs, and school district preschool programs across New Jersey are assessed in this study by NIEER.
The APPLES Blossom: Abbott Preschool Program Longitudinal Effects Study (APPLES), Preliminary Results through 2nd Grade
July 1, 2009 Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
An ongoing study of New Jersey’s pre-K program finds that attending the program reduces grade retention and improves language, literacy and math skills.
June 1, 2007 Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
This report presents the results of a longitudinal study of New Jersey's public preschool program, which found that children attending the program improve in language, literacy and math skills through the end of their kindergarten year.