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Infants and toddlers, preschoolers, and early elementary-aged children encompass the field of early childhood education, giving the impression that all children from birth through age 8, fit neatly into one of three categories. But state policies sugge

Behind the Numbers: How State Preschool Has Changed Since 2002

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Allison Friedman-Krauss, Ph.D. and Steven Barnett Ph.D.

NIEER released its 16th State of Preschool report this week, once again providing information on enrollment, spending, and policies, especially those related to quality. This is a complex report and so we have written this blog to help readers get behi

This blog was first published by New America. Since Bright Horizons Family Solutions announced a new initiative this summer to pay for its teachers to obtain an AA or BA degree, about 200 employees have started classes, and more have meetings set with

ECD Implementation Insights: Why an Implementation Focus is Needed

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Aisha K. Yousafzai, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) is proud to partner with the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN) on this blog series exploring issues highlighted in the recent Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Specia