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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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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 it pay to invest in preschool for all?: Analyzing return-on-investment in three states
Belfield, Clive R., 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of studies in Massachusetts, Ohio, and Wisconsin that estimate the economic costs and benefits of expanding preschool programs to universal enrollment

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Early literacy: Policy and practice in the preschool years
Strickland, Dorothy, 2006
(Preschool Policy Brief Issue 10). New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A synthesis of research on early literacy, with early literacy policy recommendations

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Educational effectiveness of a Vygotskian approach to preschool education: A randomized trial
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A random assignment experimental evaluation of the effects of Tools of the Mind, a Vygotskian-based curriculum, on the cognitive, linguistic, and socioemotional development of preschool children based on direct assessment and classroom observation

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Estimated impacts of number of years of preschool attendance on vocabulary, literacy and math skills at kindergarten entry
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An analysis of the effects of years of preschool attendance on vocabulary, literacy, and math skills at kindergarten entrance based on direct child assessments

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How much does quality preschool cost?
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A discussion of current state spending on preschool and of preschool program features that contribute to increased costs, with estimates of state expenditures needed to meet various levels of program access and quality

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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., 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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Is more better?: The effects of full-day vs. half-day preschool on early school achievement
Robin, Kenneth B., 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A longitudinal random assignment study comparing the effects of half- and full-day preschool program participation on vocabulary and math skills of preschool children through first grade, based on direct child assessment

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Is more better?: The effects of full-day vs. half-day preschool on early school achievement [Executive summary]
Robin, Kenneth B., 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of a longitudinal random assignment study comparing the effects of half- and full-day preschool program participation on vocabulary and math skills of preschool children through first grade, based on direct child assessment

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The macroeconomics of pre-schooling: Simulating the effects of universal early childhood education on the U.S. economy [Draft 1]
Belfield, Clive R., 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A simulation of the economic effects of universal preschool on the United States economy using a general equilibrium macroeconomic model

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Preschool program effects on Hispanic children's cognitive development: Is pre-k preparing Hispanic children to succeed in school?
Laosa, Luis M., 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An examination of the effects of preschool education on the cognitive development of Hispanic children based on research findings from an evaluation of Oklahoma's universal prekindergarten program, the Head Start Impact Study, and the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K)

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A review of the Reason Foundation's report on preschool and kindergarten
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An analysis criticizing the selective use of research findings in a Reason Foundation report assessing preschool and kindergarten policy proposals

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The state of preschool: 2006 state preschool yearbook
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An annual review of access, quality, and resources in state funded preschool programs for children aged 3 and 4, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, during the 2005-2006 program year

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The state of preschool: 2006 state preschool yearbook [Executive summary]
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of an annual review of access, quality, and resources in state funded preschool programs for children aged 3 and 4, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, during the 2005-2006 program year

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Two-way and monolingual immersion in preschool education: An experimental comparison
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

An experimental study comparing the numeracy, language and literacy proficiency impacts of dual language and monolingual English immersion preschool programs on children

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What impacts does preschool education have on personal responsibility and related social behavior?
Schulman, Karen, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A review of longitudinal studies' findings on the impacts of preschool program participation on youth and adult education, employment, family, social, community, and health outcomes

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