19 October 2018, 1:04 pm
As voters consider whether to continue investing public dollars in the Seattle Preschool Program, our multi-year evaluation indicates that, so far, it has been money well spent. Four years ago, Seatt...
14 October 2018, 5:00 pm
A policy analyst calls for early care and learning programs.
8 October 2018, 10:14 pm
A strategy for community problem-solving does an extraordinary job at restoring our social fabric.
5 October 2018, 1:05 pm
Fall is a harbinger of so many things. For some, it’s the start of a new school year and the promise of new learning and skills. For others, it’s the start of football season and the possibility of...
4 October 2018, 1:05 pm
Family involvement programs can look great on paper and yet fail miserably. Programs can have defined goals, a well-defined time frame and program structure, research-based curricula, proven results f...
23 September 2018, 11:31 pm
He has promised money for schools. There are several grass-roots efforts to spread the Montessori method that could really use some.
21 September 2018, 9:00 am
The announcement that Mr. Bezos would start a network of Montessori preschools has made some in the education world wary.
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...
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.