Video – Preschool: America’s Best Investment

Preschool: America’s Best Investment

Can investing in high-quality early education reduce the demand for high-cost special education, social welfare and criminal justice systems? NIEER Director Steve Barnett makes this point in this new video, which features children in preschool and parents who weigh in on the issue.

The 7-minute video, Preschool: America’s Best Investment, is available in both vhs and dvd formats. To request a copy, please e-mail

Part One (1:53)
Windows Media or Quicktime MPEG

Part Two (3:30)
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Part Three (2:06)
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Executive Producer
W. Steven Barnett

Produced By
The National Institute for Early Education Research

Davidson Films, Inc.

Special Thanks To
The John Kenney Child Care Center, Edison, NJ
Lindeneau Elementary School, Edison, NJ
RC Peters

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