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Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, July 20 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

With Universal Pre-K (UPK) receiving renewed attention at national and state levels, one question that policy developers must address is how many families will participate if high quality preschool education is offered to all 3- and 4-year-olds…

Barnett W. Steven, February, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In this “snapshot” we highlight some key facts and questions relating to infant toddler care in New Jersey based on several of the ITC’s initial projects. For example, New Jersey’s child care subsidy program serves just a small fraction of eligible…
Barnett W. Steven, Grafwallner Rolf, Weisenfeld GG, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The COVID-19 pandemic tremendously disrupted ECE in the U.S., closing many private programs and nearly all public preschool and primary classrooms. To understand this impact, we used multiple strategies, including a nationwide survey of parents;…

Barnett W. Steven, Jimenez Manuel E., Kleinman Lawrence C., Weller Alan S., Whitley-Williams Patricia N., 16 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The following guidance is intended to inform policy and practice for childcare providers who remain open during the COVID-19 public health emergency to provide childcare services for essential personnel. The current emergency requires close…
Weisenfeld GG, Frede Ellen, Barnett W. Steven, 29 July, 2018
Other
This review includes programs meeting NIEER's definition of state-funded preschool programs: Programs must be funded, controlled and directed by the state and serve at least 1% of the state's 3- and/or 4-year-old population. The focus of the program…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, 22 March, 2018
Multimedia
This webinar discusses policy issues related to cost and access to high quality early learning. It provides an overview of the Cost of Quality Preschool and Revenue (CPQ&R) calculator, a tool that helps users determine costs and funding sources…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, Kasmin Richard, DiCrecchio Nicole, Horowitz Michelle, 2018
Other
The 2016-2017 State of Preschool survey included supplemental questions intended to shed light on state policies to support dual language learners (DLLs) in state-funded preschool. This is the second time a dual language supplement has been…
Kalicki Bernhard, Woo Namhee, Barnett W. Steven, December, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed

This editorial serves as an introduction to a topical collection from the International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, focusing on the challenges of translating early childhood education and care (ECEC) longitudinal research studies…

Connors-Tadros Lori, Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, 22 March, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses policy issues related to cost and access to high quality early learning. It provides an overview of the Cost of Quality Preschool and Revenue (CPQ&R) calculator, a tool that helps…
Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, Brown Kirsty Clarke, Squires James H., Horowitz Michelle, 29 July, 2016
Other
In this report we explore the extent to which states (and several large cities) are positioned to provide high quality preschool education on a large scale. States and cities that are already doing so or that could do so with modest improvements…
Barnett W. Steven, Weisenfeld GG, Brown Kirsty Clarke, Squires James H., Horowitz Michelle, 29 July, 2016
Executive Summary
In this report we explore the extent to which states (and several large cities) are positioned to provide high quality preschool education on a large scale. States and cities that are already doing so or that could do so with modest improvements…
Weyer Matt, Poppe Julie, Barnett W. Steven, 26 May, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar discusses key findings from the 2015 State of Preschool Yearbook, providing an overview of select results from states and national trends in the areas of access/enrollment, state funding, and quality standards. Also examined are…
Weyer Matt, Poppe Julie, Barnett W. Steven, 26 May, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses key findings from the 2015 State of Preschool Yearbook, providing an overview of select results from states and national trends in the areas of access/enrollment, state funding, and…
Martella Jana, Connors-Tadros Lori, Schilder Diane, Adams Deborah, Barnett W. Steven, Rooney-French Annie, Theodore Kathleen, Whitebook Marcy, 05 May, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar provides an overview of recent research on early childhood teacher education and credentials, along with trends in state prekindergarten policies. Presenters discuss implications for state policy and recommendations for moving forward.
Martella Jana, Connors-Tadros Lori, Schilder Diane, Adams Deborah, Barnett W. Steven, Rooney-French Annie, Theodore Kathleen, Whitebook Marcy, 05 May, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides an overview of recent research on early childhood teacher education and credentials, along with trends in state prekindergarten policies. Presenters discuss implications for state…