Quality and Curriculum
Publications and Research
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 video, which features children in preschool and parents who weigh in on the issue.
Sparked by the New Jersey Supreme Court's landmark 1998 decision in the Abbott v. Burke court case, the state has developed a whole new system of pedagogy focused on 3- and 4-year-olds.
New York is unique among the many states with state-funded preschool: it has two contrasting, yet successful programs.
Steve Barnett on financing quality early childhood education - part of the Mid-Atlantic Early Childhood Education Network Forum.
This article reports on an exploratory study that examines the potential of interactive computer technology (ICT) to contribute to the learning and behavior of at-risk young children.