Nuestros Niños Research Project

Nuestros Niños Program: Promoting School Readiness for Dual Language Learners


  1. evaluate the effectiveness of the Nuestros Niños program on the language, literacy, math and socioemotional outcomes of Spanish-speaking dual language learners during the pre-kindergarten year;
  2. examine the extent to which the effects of the prekindergarten intervention are maintained at entry into kindergarten and 1st grade for Spanish-speaking dual language learners; and
  3. examine whether specific child, family, teacher, program and professional development factors moderate the effects of the intervention on the short-term (PreK) and longer-term (K and first grade) language, literacy, math and socio-emotional outcomes of Spanish-speaking dual language learners.