Early Childhood Choices and Hispanic Families

This presentation looks at the rates in which children who are Hispanic and/or English language learners enroll in preschool and the impact of pre-K on their learning outcomes.

NIEER Associate Director of Research Milagros Nores presented at the “Creating a Pipeline to Preschool: Moving Paterson Children to Success” conference in Paterson, NJ. Dr. Nores’s presentation focused on Hispanic children’s access to preschool and the benefits of attending high-quality pre-K education programs. Other presenters at the event included Paterson Superintendent Dr. Donnie W. Evans, Assistant Superintendent Susana Person, Advocates for the Children of New Jersey Cecelia Zalkind, 4Cs Passaic County Executive Director Anthony Dinizo, and Annie E. Casey Foundation Senior Vice President Ralph Smith.

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