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.
March 1, 2009 Access • Governance and Accountability • Quality and Curriculum • State & Local • Universal and Targeted
This policy brief examines the efforts of six states in pursuit of preschool for all.
November 1, 2007 Access • Economics and Finance • Governance and Accountability • State & Local • Universal and Targeted
What are the factors that influence preschool enrollment? See who goes to preschool by age, ethnicity, income, maternal employment and education and region in this policy brief.
April 1, 2007 Access • English Language Learners • Outcomes • Quality and Curriculum • State & Local • Universal and Targeted
Hispanic children who attend high-quality preschool programs have been found to benefit as much as children from other backgrounds, and sometimes more.
October 1, 2006 Access • Outcomes • Universal and Targeted
An analysis by NIEER of the Reason Foundation's report Assessing proposals for preschool and kindergarten: Essential information for parents, taxpayers and policymaker.
April 1, 2004 Access • Economics and Finance • Governance and Accountability • Outcomes • State & Local • Universal and Targeted
The debate over universal vs. targeted preschool programs is explored in this policy brief. Policy recommendations include a gradual move toward voluntary universal preschool programs with federal matching funds used to encourage states to fund high-quality preschool for all.