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ReadyNation - Formerly Partnership for America's Economic Success, ReadyNation is a national coalition mobilizing business leaders to improve tomorrow's economy through smart policy investments in young children today....

State Preschool Yearbook - Updated annually, this web site allows a viewer to select state-by-state information on the preschool education provisions of a state from 2003 to 2011. (National Institute for Early Education Research, 2012)...

Preschool Program Collaboration Tools - Resources on the Iowa Association of School Boards' (IASB) website help K-12 administrators learn about the benefits of pre-k, the characteristics of quality programs, the advantages of implementing a diverse delivery system, and tips for developing community collaborations. (Iowa School Boards Foundation) ...

Families and Work Institute - Families and Work Institute’s work includes a long commitment to focus on early learning and the implications of what is known about early learning for teacher and classroom quality and early childhood system design. Efforts include the development of broad scale communications campaigns, such as "Mind in the Making," to share early learning research with a wide range of public and private sector audiences....

Pre-K Now - A concluded project, Pre-K Now collaborated with advocates and policymakers to lead a movement for high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten for all three and four year olds. Its vision was a nation in which every child enters kindergarten prepared to succeed....

High/Scope Educational Research Foundation - This independent nonprofit research, development, training and public advocacy organization develops curriculum and training programs for early childhood professionals, conducts a variety of research studies on the effectiveness of education programs and on the factors that contribute to program quality. This Web site offers information on these studies, as well as High/Scope’s education, training and assessment programs....

National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) - NIEER supports early childhood education initiatives by providing objective, nonpartisan information based on research. The site features new papers written by leading researchers in early education for 3- and 4-year-olds. Users can have questions answered by NIEER’s network of experts and tap into online debates on important issues. The site also offers breaking news stories on early education issues and summaries of important publications....

The Child-Parent Center (CPC) - This is a center-based early intervention program that provides comprehensive education and family support services to economically disadvantaged children from preschool to early elementary school. Recently completed longitudinal studies have shown education and social benefits to participants through age 20. This Web site examines the program design and outcomes of the Chicago Child-Parent Program....

Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) - Developed in Israel in 1969, HIPPY is a home-based learning program that is targeted to families with children ages 3-5. HIPPY provides activity packets to help parents help their children learn, support groups for parents and assistance from parent paraprofessionals....

The Carolina Abecedarian Project - This North Carolina project was designed to evaluate the long-term impact of a quality early care and learning program that begins shortly after birth and continues until school entry. Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill followed the children through age 21 and, like the Perry Preschool findings, found significant long-term positive impacts on educational achievement and a variety of factors associated with sound social and emotional development....


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