|Title:||Granite Ladders: An Experimental Evaluation of an Early Literacy Curriculum for New Hampshire's Preschoolers|
|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.