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Child Outcomes of the Arkansas Better Chance Prekindergarten Program in Kindergarten and First Grade

April 1, 2009

This presentation, presented by NIEER researchers Jason T. Hustedt, W. Steven Barnett, and Kwanghee Jung at the 2009 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, focuses on early results from a 5-year longitudinal study of the state-funded Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) prekindergarten program. The goal of this study is to estimate the…

(Under)investing in the very young: Benefits of ECD in an international perspective

March 1, 2009

Presentation by NIEER Assistant Research Professor Milagros Nores and Co-Director W. Steven Barnett on their study that analyzed early childhood interventions from 23 countries and found substantial cognitive, behavioral, and health benefits as well as schooling outcomes that were sustained over time.

What’s New in Pre-K Research

August 1, 2008 OutcomesState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

NIEER Co-Director Ellen Frede’s presentation on research in preschool education includes information on randomized trials, NIEER state studies, and more.

Improving Teaching Through Standards-Based Systematic Assessment: Development of the Early Learning Scale

June 1, 2008 AssessmentWorkforce

Presentation by Shannon Riley-Ayers, Ellen Frede, Gera Jacobs, and Judi Stevenson Boyd at the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development June 9, 2008.

Investing in Quality Pre-K

October 1, 2007 OutcomesQuality and Curriculum

NIEER Director Steve Barnett presents the impacts of a quality early education at New Hampshire’s 2007 Legislative Forum, October 11, 2007.

The Effects of Oklahoma’s Pre-Kindergarten Program on School Readiness

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

A power point presentation on Oklahoma’s prekindergarten program by William Gormley delivered at a congressional briefing on key issues in preschool education June 18, 2007.

New State Research on Highly Effective Pre-K

June 1, 2007 Economics and FinanceEnglish Language LearnersQuality and CurriculumState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

NIEER Director Steve Barnett’s power point presentation on state preschool research at the Congressional briefing June 18, 2007.

NIEER Co-Director Testifies Before House Committee about Head Start

March 1, 2007 Economics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityState & Local

NIEER Co-Director Testifies Before House Committee about Head Start NIEER Co-Director Ellen Frede testified before the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor’s subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education hearing on “Improving Head Start for America’s Children.” As a former administrator in charge of state-funded preschool programs in New Jersey, Dr. Frede spoke…

NIEER Fellow Dorothy Strickland Opens NAEYC General Session

November 1, 2006

Dorothy Strickland, nationally-renowned literacy expert, the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Chair in Education at Rutgers University and NIEER senior research fellow helped the National Association for the Education of Young Children kick off its opening general session November 8, 2006. View Dr. Strickland’s “What Makes a Good Book!” powerpoint.

Benefits and Costs of Quality Early Education for All

October 1, 2006

Presentation by Steve Barnett to the Pre-Kindergarten Education Study Committee of the Vermont General Assembly, October 27, 2006.