Response to The Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013: Evaluation of the Operations and Effectiveness of the Program
December 1, 2015 State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
PEER’s report evaluating Mississippi’s Early Learning Collaborative Preschool Program relies on research that does not meet the high standards needed to reach valid conclusions regarding program effectiveness that is typically used to inform policy. Several limitations of the data and methodology are acknowledged in the report.
December 1, 2013 Outcomes • Quality and Curriculum • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
Beginning in the 2005-2006 school year, the seventh year of implementation of the high-quality pre-K program in New Jersey's Abbott districts, NIEER began a longitudinal study to measure learning gains from participating in Abbott pre-K. At the time the study began, quality had risen but not yet to its current level, and 40,500 3- and 4-year-old children were served. This fact sheet presents key takeaways from NIEER's longitudinal study of the program quality and child outcomes.
Longitudinal Effects of the Arkansas Better Chance Program: Findings from First Grade through Fourth Grade
May 1, 2013 Assessment • Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
Arkansas’ state-funded preschool program has been found to have positive effects on children’s receptive vocabulary, math, and literacy.
March 1, 2013 Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
The multi-year study of New Jersey’s Abbott Preschool Program shows that children in the state’s most disadvantaged communities who participate in the pre-K program make significant gains in literacy, language, math and science through 4th and 5th grade.
February 1, 2011 Assessment • Quality and Curriculum • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
This NIEER working paper presents five options for studying the effectiveness of state-funded preschool education programs.
The New Mexico PreK Evaluation: Impacts From the Fourth Year (2008-2009) of New Mexico’s State-Funded PreK Program
November 1, 2010 Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
New Mexico’s children who attend the state-funded Pre-K program have been found to have achieved significant positive effects in vocabulary, math, and literacy skills at the beginning of kindergarten, according to the fourth in a series of annual reports by NIEER.
The New Mexico PreK Evaluation: Results from the Initial Four Years of a New State Preschool Initiative
November 1, 2009 Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
This summary report on the initial phase of NIEER?s New Mexico PreKstudy finds significantly improved language, literacy, and math for the children who attended over children who did not and an estimated rate of return is $5 for every $1 invested.
Continued Impacts of New Mexico PreK on Children’s Readiness for Kindergarten: Results from the Third Year of Implementation
September 1, 2009 Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
NIEER's multi-year study shows that children who attended New Mexico PreK scored higher in early math, language, and literacy than children who did not attend the program.
June 1, 2008 Access • Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations • Universal and Targeted
Georgetown study finds Oklahoma's state-funded preschool for all program boosts children's skills dramatically.
June 1, 2008 Outcomes • State & Local • State Pre-K Evaluations
This is the second report from an ongoing NIEER study of New Mexico PreK.