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Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, June 2021

This paper will make the case for policymakers to consider investing in the entire early care and education system rather than create new structures that could further isolate programs-such as Pre-K-from the mixed delivery system. (author…

Forde David R. (David Robert), Heckler Nina C., 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Public policy on violence prevention has increasingly focused on early childhood interventions to reduce violence over the life course. This paper examines public attitudes toward funding of programs in schools to enhance learning and to reduce…
National School Boards Association, 23 January, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In this issue brief, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) highlights recent administration and legislative actions concerning pre-k and early learning initiatives. NSBA summarizes its position of support to school districts, maintaining…
Strategies for Children, April, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief outlines the benefits of full-day kindergarten for children, as well as in terms of parent and teacher preferences. Data are provided on current funding, requirements, and statistics for Massachusetts' full-day kindergarten programs.
Ladd Helen F., Muschkin Clara G., Dodge Kenneth A., February, 2012
Reports & Papers
This study examines the community-wide effects of two statewide early childhood policy initiatives in North Carolina. One initiative provides funding to improve the quality of childcare services at the county level for all children between the ages…
Hustedt Jason T., Friedman Allison H., Barnett W. Steven, 2012
An overview of both federal and state funding for early education programs and services, and state-by-state estimates of the funding necessary for both the provision of universal prekindergarten and the expansion of Head Start for all eligible…
Curry Jennifer S., Morgan Emily, November, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of federal, state, and local public funding sources for expanded learning, including for out-of-school time programming, with a focus on New York City
Voices for Georgia's Children, September, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs

A discussion of the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge program and Georgia's ability to meet the program's grant requirements

National Association of State Boards of Education, July, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge competitive grants
Lawrence, Jr. David, 2011
Accounts of the political strategies used by the movement for public early education in the Miami, Florida area during county funding referenda in 1998, 2002, and 2008
Schweinhart Lawrence J., 2011
A commentary on the political restraints that limit the implementation and evaluation of science-based improvements to early education in the United States
Hoffman Jack, November 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An estimation of state costs of increased prekindergarten enrollment in Vermont
Epstein Dale J., Barnett W. Steven, 11 August, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of proposed cuts to state-funded prekindergarten programs for fiscal year 2010 and fiscal year 2011
Bruner Charles, 2010
Reports & Papers
An examination of public investment in children's education and development, by age group, across the United States
National Summer Learning Association, September, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Arguments for the use of funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support summer learning programs