Governance and Accountability

Publications and Research

At the request of President-elect Obama’s transition team, this NIEER policy brief provides guidance on federal investments in preschool and child care for the sake of America’s children.

This article reports on a study focusing on a Quality Rating Scale (QRS) consulting process and provides recommendations for enhancing this process.

This report from the National Women's Law Center finds that states can ensure more children receive the benefits of preschool education by funding diverse types of pre-k providers.

What are the factors that influence preschool enrollment? See who goes to preschool by age, ethnicity, income, maternal employment and education and region in this policy brief.

This report provides a comprehensive assessment of publicly funded preschool education programs in California as a whole, with case studies of four counties.