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IES Grant

Title: Granite Ladders: An Experimental Evaluation of an Early Literacy Curriculum for New Hampshire's Preschoolers
Center: NCER Year: 2002
Principal Investigator: Priest, Jeff Awardee: University of New Hampshire
Program: Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research      [Program Details]
Award Period: 4 years Award Amount: $1,339,110
Type: Efficacy and Replication Award Number: R305J020051

In this project, the research team will examine the effects of an early literacy preschool curriculum, Ladders to Literacy, used as a supplement to Creative Curriculum, on the pre-reading skills of young children living in poverty in New Hampshire. Complementary research will examine differences in child outcomes for children in urban and rural classrooms, half-day and full-day classes, English language learners and English-fluent learners, and children with disabilities.


IES published report (GPO)

Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research Consortium (2008). Effects of Preschool Curriculum Programs on School Readiness (NCER 2008–2009). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Research. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.