NIEER Newsletter

September 4, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 34

HOT TOPICS Brief Looks at Challenges and Solutions to Conducting Intensive Studies in Early Care and Education Settings The Administration for Children and Families (ACS) discusses the “unique challenges” of recruiting and collecting data from early ca

August 28, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 33

HOT TOPICS Learning Policy Institute Offers Framework for Education Equity and Effectiveness A recent report from the Learning Policy Institute provides an overarching framework of actions policymakers and educators can take to support equitable, effec

August 21, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 32

Hot Topics   A Podcast and New Research Follow NIEER’s Look at Pandemic’s Impact on Early Education The Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE) Knowledge Hub features a podcast with Dr. Steven Barnett discussing NIEER’s survey of the pa

August 14, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 31

Hot Topics Early Childhood Program Participation 2019: First Look Just out is a new report based on data from the 2019 National Household Education Survey regarding early childhood care and education for children birth to age 5 and not yet in kindergar

August 7, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 30

Hot Topics Nebraska Survey Finds Child Care Providers Need Help During Pandemic Nebraska’s early care and education providers are under extraordinary stress from the pandemic and need more support to stay in business, according to a survey released by

July 31, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 29

Hot Topics  The Persistence of Reading and Math Proficiency: The Benefits of Alabama’s Pre-Kindergarten Program Endure in Elementary and Middle School Researchers examining the impact of Alabama’s First Class Pre-K (FCPK) program on children’s reading

July 24, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 28

Hot Topics NIEER Survey: More Than 4 Million American Children Lost Preschool Education Due To Pandemic as Classrooms Closed and Home Learning Opportunities Declined America’s preschools schools failed to meet children’s needs after shutting down in-pe

July 17, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 27

Hot Topics Early Learning Report Takes Aim at Education Inequity The Children’s Equity Project and the Bipartisan Policy Center published a new early learning equity policy agenda aimed at closing opportunity gaps in learning systems. “Start with Equit

July 10, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 26

Hot Topics Research Finds “Staggering” Early Developmental Inequalities within and between Countries: 25% Globally Suspected to be Delayed Research using early childhood development data from health surveys conducted in 63 low- and middle-income countr

June 26, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 25

Hot Topics Study: The Educare Intervention: Outcomes at Age 3 A randomized trial evaluated the effects of Educare, a center-based early education program designed to provide high quality experiences, on children’s learning and development at age 3. The

June 19, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 24

Hot Topics Special Report: Access to High-Quality Early Education and Racial Equity Universal high-quality preschool is estimated to close the reading skills gap between Black and White children entering kindergarten by 98 percent and the math skills g

June 12, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 23

Hot Topics Study: Academic Skills at Kindergarten Entry are Cause for Concern A study of the “academic skills” of children entering kindergarten between 2010 and 2017 suggests a slight decline in academic skills at school entry in recent years. It also

June 5, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 22

Hot Topics No Equity Without Excellence A new article offers insights into how to design and implement early education policy to advance equity. Broadly examining early childhood programs and policies in the Netherlands, the authors analyze the complex

May 29, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 21

Hot Topics Assessment Ensures High-Quality, Effective SEL Programs and Practices Penn State’s Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center points out opportunities for policy makers to support data-informed social emotional learning (SEL) in a new po

May 22, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 20

Hot Topics Preschool Teacher Named National Teacher of the Year For the first time, a preschool teacher has been selected National Teacher of the Year. Tabatha Rosproy, who teaches at Winfield Early Learning Center in Winfield, Kansas, was selected ove

May 15, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 19

Hot Topics New Web-based Tool for Early Childhood Educators and Families The University of Denver’s Marisco Institute offers a free resource for teachers, home visitors, and parents to support learning in mathematics for young children beginning with i

May 8, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 18

Hot Topics “Now is the time to invest in preschool education. Here’s why” Fortune has published a new opinion article by NIEER Founder and Senior Co-director Dr. Steven Barnett. With COVID-19 threatening the lives of millions and impacting every aspect

May 1, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 17

Hot Topics Improved COVID-19 Resource Page Information is now organized into three categories: top websites, state and city responses, and NIEER resources, making it easier to find the information you need. Resources will be updated on an ongoing basis

April 24, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 16

Hot Topics State of Preschool: Action Needed to Prevent Long-term Damage to Pre-K Amid COVID-19 Crisis; Pre-K’s Bipartisan Support Offers Optimism for Future NIEER’s State of Preschool report warns of the long-term dangers to pre-K from the current hea

April 17, 2020 – Volume 19, Issue 15

Hot Topics New Guidance for Emergency Childcare Policy and Providers To ensure that childcare serving essential personnel during the COVID-19 emergency minimizes health risks, Rutgers Pediatrics Early Education Working Group has produced important guid

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