Universal and Targeted
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NIEER Director Dr. Steven Barnett was a panelist at the National Summit on Hispanic Early Learning, hosted by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, on September 18, 2013 at Miami-Dade College.
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.
NIEER Director Steve Barnett spoke about the return on investment in supporting pre-K with public funding at the Global HR Forum in Seoul, South Korea.
At the inaugural meeting of the Work and Family Researchers Network, NIEER Director Steven Barnett gave this presentation on the benefits of high-quality preschool education.
The 2011 Yearbook examines the 2010-2011 school year as well as documenting a decade of progress since the first Yearbook collected data on the 2001-2002 school year. Twenty-eight percent of America’s 4-year-olds were enrolled in a state-funded preschool program in the 2010-2011 school year even as per child funding was cut, stressing the importance of ensuring quality in existing programs and expanding access to all children.