U.S. Education Secretary and National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) Director to Hold Press Call on 2011 State of Preschool Yearbook


Contact:  
Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov
James Elias , NIEER, jelias@hagersharp.com


Event Date 1: April 03, 2012 02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) Director Steve Barnett will hold a press call at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 3 to discuss the NIEER 10th Anniversary release of the State of Preschool Yearbook. The call will coincide with NIEER's release of the 2011 report which outlines states' efforts to deliver high-quality preschool education to children most in need.

The 2011 State Preschool Yearbook is the latest in a decade of annual reports profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. The Yearbook presents data on state-funded prekindergarten during the 2010-2011 school year, including rankings of all 50 states on quality standards, funding and access to state preschool programs since 2001. The report is embargoed for 12:01 a.m. EDT on April 10.


Event 1
Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) Director Steve Barnett

What :

Press call to discuss NIEER 10th Anniversary release of the State of Preschool Yearbook

When :

2:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Note: Secretary Duncan will join the call at 2:40 p.m.

Where :

To register for the call, contact James Elias at jelias@hagersharp.com by Monday, April 2 at 5 pm ET.

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