NIEER Newsletter

March 24, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 12

HOT TOPICS    NEW LONG-TERM FINDINGS The field has been experiencing an exciting infusion of new research on the long-term impacts of early childhood education and this week we want to highlight some of the most notable examples. Some, such as the lott

March 17, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 11

HOT TOPICS     Experiences of the 2019 Center-based Child Care Workforce during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Key Findings by Race and Ethnicity  In 2019, the center-based childcare and early education workforce faced unprecedented challenges due to the COVID

March 10, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 10

HOT TOPICS   Toddlers and Investors Aren’t Playmates: The Threat of Private Equity in Child Care This brief explores the growing size and power of private equity-backed for-profit child care chains and their increasing political influence. When child c

March 3, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 9

HOT TOPICS Early Childhood Care and Education in New Mexico: Using New Tools and Rising to the Challenge New Mexico is at a critical juncture between the recent and significant investments made in early childhood care and education (ECCE) programs and

February 24, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 8

HOT TOPICS  Bold on Early Educator Compensation Learning Community 2022: Lessons from State Actions    The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at the University of California, Berkeley convened 20-plus advocates and policymakers from seven st

February 17, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 7

HOT TOPICS  Artificial Intelligence in Early Childhood Education: A Scoping Review    With the increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in early childhood education (ECE), researchers in Hong Kong sought studies on their effectiveness speci

February 10, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 6

HOT TOPICS  Why Do We Focus on the Prenatal-to-3 Age Period? Understanding the Importance of the Earliest Years   Nearly 7 million children are enrolled in child care centers in the U.S., and approximately 60 percent of them are 3 years old or younger.

February 3, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 5

HOT TOPICS  Report on Wisconsin’s Early Care Serves as Little More Than a Missed Opportunity  A recent Badger Institute report reviewed the current early care and education (ECE) landscape and offered a profile of the child care system in Wisconsin. De

January 27, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 4

HOT TOPICS Learning Acceleration: A Strategy to Mitigate Pandemic Learning Loss   The Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies at Rutgers University–Newark recently released briefs addressing pressing issues in education. The first provides a

January 20, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 3

HOT TOPICS Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education Systems: Revisiting a State-by-State Analysis States vary considerably in their approaches to and organization of early care and education (ECE) programs; the Bipartisan Policy Center has revisit

January 13, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 2

HOT TOPICS Equitable Access to Early Care and Education in the United States: Call for Papers Advancing the knowledge base on policy solutions and practices that would improve equitable access to high-quality and affordable early care and education (EC

January 6, 2023 – Volume 22, Issue 1

HOT TOPICS State(s) Of Head Start And Early Head Start: State Profiles Released   A new report finds major equity issues including inexplicable state-by-state variations in access and quality for Head Start and Early Head Start even though these are fe

December 23, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 50

The NIEER Newsletter will be on hiatus until Jan. 6, 2023. Happy Holidays!   HOT TOPICS 22 of the 75 Largest Cities Earn Highest Marks in High-Quality Pre-K Access Twenty two of the nation’s 75 largest cities received a gold medal from CityHealth

December 16, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 49

HOT TOPICS Kindergarten through Grade 3 Outcomes Associated with Participation in High-Quality Early Care and Education: A RCT Follow-Up Study Children from low-income households who received high-quality early childhood education starting at 19 months

December 9, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 48

HOT TOPICS Early Childhood Matters: Behavioural Insights, Ideas and Action for the Early Years   Teachers, parents and other caregivers are faced with challenges each day when caring for young children; the 2022 edition of Early Childhood Matters, rele

December 2, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 47

HOT TOPICS Unequal Access to Head Start is a Widespread Problem: Leveling Up is the Solution   NIEER released the State(s) of Head Start and Early Head Start: Looking at Equity this week, the second report to provide a state-by-state look at Head Start

November 18, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 46

The NIEER Newsletter will be on hiatus until Dec. 2, 2022. Happy Thanksgiving! HOT TOPICS Early Childhood Education: Health, Equity, and Economics Clear evidence indicates that center-based early childhood education (ECE) programs designed to improve t

November 11, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 45

HOT TOPICS Facilitating Kindergarten Transitions: The Role of Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) between Head Start and Local Education Agencies Agreements between Head Start grantees and the schools often lack clear strategies for successful kindergart

November 4, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 44

HOT TOPICS COVID-19 in the Early Elementary years: A Comparison of Achievement in Spring 2019 and Spring 2022 Students who were in pre-K and kindergarten at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 demonstrated math and reading scores in their

October 28, 2022 – Volume 21, Issue 43

HOT TOPICS Examining the Relationship Between Discrimination, Access to Material Resources, and Black Children’s Behavioral Functioning During COVID-19   Caregivers of young Black children who lacked adequate access to economic and health-promotin

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