The True Value of ECE

March 2013

This presentation includes findings from decades worth of research on preschool education and its benefits.

NIEER Director Steven Barnett was one of the presenters at a Congressional briefing on the importance of investing in early childhood education, including economic benefits. Dr. Barnett presented the research findings on pre-K education’s outcomes, including NIEER’s most recent study on the New Jersey’s Abbott Preschool Program.