14 September 2018, 4:14 pm
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...
13 September 2018, 4:12 pm
The money, put into a project he called the Day 1 Fund, is by far the largest donation by Mr. Bezos, the world’s richest person.
6 September 2018, 2:07 pm
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 re...
26 July 2018, 4:57 pm
The annual CEELO/NAESC-SDE Roundtable brings together state early education specialists, national experts and advocates to share ideas, generate new ones, and reboot our collective enthusiasm for th...
20 July 2018, 3:02 pm
The State of Preschool 2017 report makes it easy to figure out how many children in your state attend public pre-K. Or whether your state, or others, permits bilingual instruction in pre-K classrooms....
4 June 2018, 12:31 pm
Also: Some good news, seriously.
3 June 2018, 11:52 pm
Even in the age of Trump, the United States is making progress toward universal health insurance and universal pre-K.
22 May 2018, 8:39 pm
Support for public funding of high-quality preschool is near universal; elected officials from both parties at all levels of government, business people, law enforcement professionals, military leader...
30 April 2018, 4:40 pm
This post re-published with permission from New America. High-quality teachers are an essential component of an effective pre-K program. After all, young children’s learning depends on the quality of...
19 April 2018, 8:51 pm
This week NIEER released its 15th State of Preschool report, providing information on enrollment, spending, and policies related to quality during the 2016-2017 school year for 61 state-funded prescho...
6 April 2018, 1:37 pm
“Due, perhaps, to the many points of view of those cooperating in the work, the committee has found it a difficult task to outline the minimal essentials for nursery schools without apparently determi...
2 April 2018, 2:33 pm
This guest post from New America and the Education Commission of the States underscores the key role states play on early education policy. Get detailed information about state-funded pre-K programs i...
29 March 2018, 7:22 pm
A variety of state-funded pre-K programs generally produce broad gains in participating children’s learning, as measured at kindergarten entry, according to NIEER’s study published this week in AERA O...
26 January 2018, 10:00 am
12 January 2018, 10:00 am
In this issue, the disparity between the importance of preschool educators and what they are paid.
21 December 2017, 9:41 pm
A $100 million grant will pay for a localized version of the early childhood development program for refugees in the Middle East.
14 December 2017, 10:45 am
A new study shows that quality preschool improves math scores and college readiness.
9 November 2017, 6:16 pm
The family of Elijah Silvera says his Harlem preschool knew that he had a deadly allergy to milk products and yet an adult gave him a sandwich.
31 October 2017, 11:00 am
A push to expand prekindergarten was a big success for Mayor Bill de Blasio, but it was a mad dash to get, including a feud with the governor and other challenges.
7 September 2017, 7:04 pm
The preschool assigned children the job of Class Sunshine, but I wanted my daughter to feel free to be Class Dark Cloud if she wanted.