The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University has just released the 2011 State Preschool Yearbook. The report is the newest edition of an annual report profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. This latest Yearbook covers data on state-funded prekindergarten during the 2010-2011 school year.
Some highlights from the report:
The National Institute for Early Education Research has developed the State Preschool Yearbook series to provide information on the availability and quality of services offered to children at ages three and four. View the full report and executive summary.
Language is the Key videos provide multiple looks at effective ways to engage children in conversation. The narration is excellent and appropriate for parents, child care providers, and PK teachers.
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