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Preschool

ELC ANALYSIS SHOWS SHARP DECLINE IN PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENTS CAUSED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Published on: April 26, 2021

Preschool enrollments declined sharply in former Abbott districts in the fall of 2020, and expansion of preschool to low-income students across the state also stalled in non-Abbott districts.

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GUIDE TO NEW JERSEY'S RIGHT TO PRESCHOOL AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH

Published on: January 16, 2020

ELC’s Skadden Fellow, Jason Pedraza, is working with local advocates and parents to enforce children’s legal rights to access high-quality early education to prepare them for success in school.

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ELC CALLS FOR END TO SEPARATE CHARTER SCHOOL PRE-K PROGRAMS IN ABBOTT DISTRICTS

Published on: December 9, 2019

ELC is calling for the NJDOE to immediately end the unauthorized practice of allowing charter schools in Abbott districts to operate separate preschool programs.

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ABBOTT PRESCHOOL AT 20: CELEBRATING THE NATION’S FIRST COURT ORDERED, HIGH QUALITY EARLY EDUCATION PROGRAM

Published on: October 22, 2018

The highlights of the March conference, "Abbott Preschool at 20: Building on Success," are available in the most recent edition of "Policy Notes: News from the ETS Policy Information Center."

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ABBOTT PRESCHOOL AT 20: BUILDING ON OUR SUCCESS

Published on: March 20, 2018

A conference hosted by ETS and sponsored by ETS, ELC, ACNJ, and NIEER, celebrated the success of NJ's groundbreaking Abbott Preschool program on its 20th anniversary.

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LA CASA DE DON PEDRO CELEBRATES NJ PRESCHOOL ADVOCATES

Published on: March 17, 2016

On April 27, Newark's La Casa de Don Pedro will celebrate “The Early Childhood Education Journey” by honoring advocates behind NJ’s rise to national leadership on early education.

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NJ MUST GET MOVING ON EXPANDING ABBOTT PRESCHOOL STATEWIDE

Published on: September 22, 2015

ELC, along with a dozen other organizations, testified before the NJ Senate Education Committee about the proven benefits of the nationally acclaimed Abbott preschool program.

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STATES SLOW TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO QUALITY PRE-K

Published on: May 16, 2015

NIEER's "2014 State Preschool Yearboork" finds dramatic differences in both pre-K access and quality among the states during the 2013-14 school year.

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