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Laying a Solid Floor: What’s Important to Know about the NIEER Pre-K Benchmarks

By Steve Barnett

As the need for pre-K gains attention across the country, the data collected by NIEER are often cited by state leaders when they describe their programs. We asked Steve Barnett, Board of Governors Professor and Director of NIEER at Rutgers University, to provide his take on what these benchmarks mean and how they should be used.