State Pre-K Evaluations

Publications and Research

This summary report on the initial phase of NIEER?s New Mexico PreKstudy finds significantly improved language, literacy, and math for the children who attended over children who did not and an estimated rate of return is $5 for every $1 invested.

NIEER's multi-year study shows that children who attended New Mexico PreK scored higher in early math, language, and literacy than children who did not attend the program.

An ongoing study of New Jersey’s pre-K program finds that attending the program reduces grade retention and improves language, literacy and math skills.

NIEER Co-Director Ellen Frede's presentation on research in preschool education includes information on randomized trials, NIEER state studies, and more.

Georgetown study finds Oklahoma's state-funded preschool for all program boosts children's skills dramatically.

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