Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Understanding and responding to the pandemic's impacts on preschool education: What can we learn from last spring?

The COVID-19 pandemic presents tremendous challenges for preschool education. Most of the nation's 3- to 5-year-olds attending preschool programs had their 2019-20 school year cut short as stay at home orders were issued and in-person classroom attendance was shut down. What were the consequences for young children? The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) conducted a nationwide survey of parents of children ages three to five to find out. The survey provides information that can be used to develop policies and plans for the remainder of this summer and for the 2020-21 school year. Key issues include how much preschool classroom time was lost and how well programs provided remote education to replace lost in-person experiences. (author abstract)
Resource Type:
Reports & Papers

Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.

- You May Also Like

These resources share similarities with the current selection.

The effects of an undergraduate programme of preschool teaching on preservice teachers' attitudes towards early mathematics education in Turkey: A longitudinal study

Reports & Papers

Early childhood educators working with children who have lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents: What does the literature tell us?

Literature Review

Developing leadership for early childhood professionals through oral inquiry: Strengthening equity through making particulars visible in dilemmas of practice

Reports & Papers

Improving QRISs through the use of existing data: A virtual pilot of the California QRIS

Reports & Papers
Release: 'v1.24.0' | Built: 2023-01-23 14:56:35 EST