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National Institute for Early Education Research
April 18, 2019
Think teacher pay is low in Colorado? Try teaching preschool.
Preschool teachers who work in Colorado's district-run schools make far less on average than public elementary teachers.
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January 23, 2019
A silver medal for Detroit pre-K. Now where are the kids?
Detroit has earned a silver rating, the second-highest possible, in a national ranking of urban preschool programs published Wednesday. But the report by…
January 23, 2019
New pre-K report gives Memphis bronze medal, Nashville gold
A new report on quality and access to early education programs across the country gives Memphis a bronze medal, mainly for providing prekindergarten…
April 24, 2018
Report says Tennessee’s pre-K program needs consistent monitoring and more rigor to get better
Tennessee met only five of 10 quality benchmarks designed by a national advocacy organization that recently released its annual preschool report.
April 19, 2018
Despite top scores in quality standards, Michigan’s early education programs neglect English language learners
Michigan’s 4-year-olds receive some of the highest quality education and care available in the country — that is, if your child can speak…
April 18, 2018
Colorado’s state preschool program doesn’t serve English learners well, report finds
Colorado’s public preschool program fails to meet most targets for effectively serving young English learners, according to a new state-by-state report released today.
May 24, 2017
Colorado gets good marks on preschool access for 3-year-olds, not so much on funding
While Colorado is near the back of the pack for preschool funding, it gets high marks for offering preschool access to the state’s 3-year-olds, according to a new report.
In the basement
May 12, 2016
Report card: Colorado’s spending on preschool pales in comparison to national leaders
Colorado ranks near the bottom for preschool funding according to an annual report card put out by the National Institute for Early Education Research.
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