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Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
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This report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana provides an overview of the evolution and current structure of an ambitious proposed program for early childhood care and education. It examines the governance model and financial…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Executive Summary

This report by the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana provides an overview of the evolution and current structure of an ambitious proposed program for early childhood care and education. It examines the governance model and financial…

Davis Angele, Procopio Steven, 2021
Other

This document includes the following appendices: Louisiana’s Evolution Toward Early Childhood Education; Guiding Light Resources on Policy and Governance for Early Childhood Education; National Policy Guidance on Financing; and Louisiana’s School…

Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Garver Karin A., Hodges Katherine S., Weisenfeld GG, Gardiner Beth Ann, 2021
Reports & Papers

The 18th edition of The State of Preschool, the National Institute for Early Education Research’s (NIEER) report on our annual survey of state preschool policies, includes information for every state on child enrollment, funding, staffing, and…

National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.), 2021
Reports & Papers
The 2019-2020 State of Preschool survey included a supplement to collect information about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected state-funded preschool beyond 2019-2020 into the 2020-2021 school year. The pandemic impacted policies, practices, and…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Garver Karin A., Hodges Katherine S., Weisenfeld GG, Gardiner Beth Ann, 2020
Reports & Papers
The 17th edition of The State of Preschool, the National Institute for Early Education Research's (NIEER) report on our annual survey of state preschool policies, provides government policymakers valuable information for planning short- and long-…
Cohen-Vogel Lora, Sadler James R., Little Michael, Merrill Becca, Curran F. Chris, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Over the past few decades, we have witnessed a surge in publicly funded pre-K programs in the United States. Today, policy makers in 45 states and the District of Columbia have adopted them. Combining information from twelve datasets, we use…

Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Smith Amy Ela, Oleson Laura, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
It is particularly uncommon to have comparable information about early educators working across all three of the primary types of publicly-funded ECE settings: subsidized child care, Head Start, and school-based pre-kindergarten. To fill this gap,…
Weixler Lindsay Bell, Lincove Jane A., Gerry Alica, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using administrative and qualitative data, we investigate how decentralization affects the supply of optional educational services using the example of school-based prekindergarten (pre-K) in New Orleans during the transition to a majority-charter…
Maxwell Kelly, Warner-Richter Mallory, Partika Anne, Franchett Audrey, Kane Maggie C., August, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report summarizes publicly available information about the coordination or inclusion of Head Start across various aspects of state and territory ECE systems. The findings are organized by nine topics: the agency housing Head Start Collaboration…
United States. Government Accountability Office, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report examines (1) the number and characteristics of state ECE programs and the extent to which they share characteristics or overlap with federal or other state programs; and (2) how states fund their ECE programs, including any related…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Garver Karin A., Hodges Katherine S., Weisenfeld GG, DiCrecchio Nicole, 2019
Reports & Papers
The State of Preschool 2018 is the 16th edition of NIEER's annual report tracking state-funded preschool access, resources, and quality. Since 2002, the preschool landscape has changed in many ways; and in others, it has remained the same --…
Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Player Daniel, Zagardo Michelle, January-March 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examines whether parents' overall satisfaction with their child's early childhood education (ECE) program is correlated with a broad set of program characteristics, including (a) observational assessments of teacher-child interactions; (b…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, Kasmin Richard, DiCrecchio Nicole, Horowitz Michelle, 2018
Reports & Papers
The State of Preschool 2017 is the 15th edition of NIEER's annual report tracking state-funded preschool access, resources, and quality. Since 2002, many states have made progress, a few have fallen behind, and a handful have emerged as leaders. As…
Weixler Lindsay Bell, Lincove Jane A., Gerry Alica, 07 December, 2017
Reports & Papers
We investigate how school decentralization affects the supply of optional educational services by examining changes in pre-Kindergarten (pre-K) offerings in New Orleans during the transition to a majority-charter system. In this setting, pre-K will…