Publications and Research
The 2011 Yearbook examines the 2010-2011 school year as well as documenting a decade of progress since the first Yearbook collected data on the 2001-2002 school year. Twenty-eight percent of America’s 4-year-olds were enrolled in a state-funded preschool program in the 2010-2011 school year even as per child funding was cut, stressing the importance of ensuring quality in existing programs and expanding access to all children.
This NIEER working paper looks at the determinants of household awareness of and participation in the Florida VPK program.
This NIEER working paper presents the results of a study that examines which household characteristics are related to the probability of participating in the voluntary pre-K program.
This brief reviews sources and models of public financing of early care and education and makes recommendations for improving upon what currently exists so as to remove barriers to increasing program access and quality.