Governance and Accountability

Publications and Research

At the Head Start National Research Conference in Washingon, DC, NIEER Director Steve Barnett spoke on instruction for English language learners in preschool education classrooms.

In this article from the National Association for Young Children's journal Young Children, 66(6), authors Jason T. Hustedt and W. Steven Barnett discuss how private preschool providers have played an important role in the expansion of state pre-K across the country and examine how these collaborations work.

This brief reviews sources and models of public financing of early care and education and makes recommendations for improving upon what currently exists so as to remove barriers to increasing program access and quality.

Published in Educational Policy, this article from Jason T. Hustedt and W. Steven Barnett identifies and explains the various funding streams in the early childhood education field.

This report from Pre-K Now examines governors' budget proposals for preschool education programs.

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