- Trends in State Funded Preschool Programs: Survey Findings From 2001-2002 to 2011-2012
August 13, 2013
For the last decade, NIEER has tracked the policies of state-funded preschool programs through its State Preschool Yearbook.
- Framework for Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating PreK-3rd Grade Approaches
July 30, 2013
The Framework for Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating PreK-3rd Grade Approaches is intended to be referenced and used over an extended period of time for reflection, self-evaluation, and improvement of PreK-3rd grade efforts.
- Is the United States Bad for Children’s Health? Risk and Resilience Among Young Children of Immigrants
July 29, 2013
This report from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) by Jennifer Van Hook, Nancy S. Landale, & Marianne M. Hillemeir, is part of series of papers that were produced for a public symposium convened by MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy in January 2013.
- Race, Ethnicity and Immigration Report
July 22, 2013
Diverse Children: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in America’s New Non-Majority Generation There are significant disparities in the education, economic well-being, and health of children in the U.S. based on their race-ethnicity and whether or not their parents are immigrants, according to Diverse Children: Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration in America’s New Non-Majority Generation, the first report ever to draw these comparisons.
- Do Middle-Class Families Benefit from High-Quality PreK?
July 17, 2013
A new policy brief from the Center for Research on Children in the U.S. (CROCUS) by William T. Gormley, Jr., Karin Kitchens, and Shirley Adelstein at Georgetown University explores the effects of state-funded pre-K programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on different population groups to understand if middle-class families benefit from the program.
- Preparing the Children of Immigrants for Early Academic Success
July 10, 2013
This report from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) by Robert Crosnoe is part of series of papers that were produced for a public symposium convened by MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy in January 2013.
- An Ocean of Unknowns: Risks and Opportunities in Using Student Achievement Data to Evaluate PreK-3rd Grade Teachers
May 21, 2013
As of 2012, 20 states and DC require evidence of student learning to play a role in evaluating teacher performance.
- PreK-3rd: Getting Literacy Instruction Right
May 16, 2013
PreK-3rd: Getting Literacy Instruction Right, the ninth in the FCD series of Policy to Action Briefs outlines the elements of strong PreK-3rd literacy instruction including: what high-quality instruction looks like,what supports enable teachers to carry out strong literacy instruction, and what policies enable schools to carry out strong PreK-3rd reading instruction.