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California's preschool for all act (Proposition 82): A policy analysis
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A policy brief discussing California's preschool for all act, Proposition 82, in terms of its potential impact on preschool children's school readiness, education attainment, and its potential economic benefits

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Creating a qualified preschool teaching workforce part I: Getting qualified: A report on the efforts of preschool teachers in New Jersey's Abbott Districts to improve their qualifications
Ryan, Sharon, 2004
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A survey of the demographics, salaries, and work experiences of New Jersey teachers in the Abbott preschools in low income areas

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Curriculum decision-making: Dimensions to consider
Frede, Ellen, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research. (No longer accessible as of August 16, 2012)

A framework for decisionmakers to evaluate the appropriateness of curricula for their preschool programs

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Does preschool education policy impact infant/toddler care?
Ackerman, Debra J., March 2009
(Preschool Policy Brief Issue 20). New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A discussion of trends in infant and toddler child care demand, supply, and quality and state policies associated with quality and supply

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Does preschool education policy impact infant/toddler care?
Ackerman, Debra J.,
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A discussion of trends in infant and toddler child care demand, supply, and quality and state policies associated with quality and supply

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Increasing the effectiveness of preschool programs
Ackerman, Debra J., July 2006
(Preschool Policy Brief Issue 11). New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A review of research on preschool program factors that contribute to program quality and of state preschool program standards, with policy recommendations to increase the effectiveness of preschool programs

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Increasing the effectiveness of preschool programs
Ackerman, Debra J.,
(Preschool Policy Facts). New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An overview of research on preschool program factors that contribute to program quality and of state preschool program standards, with policy recommendations to increase the effectiveness of preschool programs

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Increasing the effectiveness of preschool programs
Ackerman, Debra J., 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A review of research on preschool program factors that contribute to program quality and of state preschool program standards, with policy recommendations to increase the effectiveness of preschool programs

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Making the most of kindergarten: Present trends and future issues in the provision of full-day programs
Ackerman, Debra J., 2005
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education and Research.

A comparison of half- and full-day kindergarten program trends, activities and outcomes

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New Jersey Preschool Expansion Assessment Research Study (PEARS): Executive summary
Friedman, Allison H., December 2009
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of an examination of the quality and capacity of early childhood settings in non-Abbott districts in New Jersey, with a focus on district expansion plans and teacher qualifications, based on surveys, interviews, and observation of programs for three- and four-year-old children and their staff

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New Jersey Preschool Expansion Assessment Research Study (PEARS): Statewide report
Friedman, Allison H., December 2009
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An examination of the quality and capacity of early childhood settings in non-Abbott districts in New Jersey, with a focus on district expansion plans and teacher qualifications, based on surveys, interviews, and observation of programs for three- and four-year-old children and their staff

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Prepared for kindergarten: What does ''readiness'' mean?
Ackerman, Debra J., 2005
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A policy report on school readiness, discussing varying definitions, educational policies, assessment tests, and preschool state funding

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Prepared for kindergarten: What does ''readiness'' mean?
Ackerman, Debra J., 2005
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

Discussion on the definition of elementary school readiness and initiatives to improve readiness evaluation measures

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Preschool curriculum decision-making: Dimensions to consider
Frede, Ellen, March 2007
(Preschool Policy Brief Issue 12). New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A framework for decisionmakers to evaluate the appropriateness of curricula for their preschool programs

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Preschool curriculum decision-making: Dimensions to consider
Frede, Ellen,
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of a framework for decisionmakers to evaluate the appropriateness of curricula for their preschool programs

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Providing preschool education for all 4-year-olds: Lessons from six state journeys
Ackerman, Debra J., March 2009
(Preschool Policy Brief Issue 18). New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An examination of the adoption and implementation of universal provision of preschool education for four-year-old children in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Oklahoma, and West Virginia

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The state of preschool 2010: State preschool yearbook
Barnett, W. Steven, 2010
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An annual review of access to, quality in, and resources devoted to state-funded preschool programs for 3- and 4-year-old children in all 50 states and the District of Columbia during the 2009-2010 program year, based on a survey of administrators of state-funded preschool programs

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The state of preschool 2010: State preschool yearbook: Executive summary
Barnett, W. Steven, 2010
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of an annual review of access to, quality in, and resources devoted to state-funded preschool programs for 3- and 4-year-old children in all 50 states and the District of Columbia during the 2009-2010 program year, based on a survey of administrators of state-funded preschool programs

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States' efforts in improving the qualifications of early care and education teachers
Ackerman, Debra J., 2002
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A study of improving standards and qualifications of early child care and education teachers across the country

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What do we know about the impact of publicly funded preschool education on the supply and quality of infant/toddler care? [Draft]
Ackerman, Debra J., January 17, 2009
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An examination of the use, availability, supply, and quality of child care for infants and toddlers and of the relationship of the supply and quality to publicly funded preschool education programs for three- and four-year-old children

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