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Kline Patrick, Walters Christopher R., October, 2015
Reports & Papers
This paper empirically evaluates the cost-effectiveness of Head Start, the largest early-childhood education program in the United States. Using data from the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS), we show that Head Start draws roughly a third of its…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Horowitz Michelle, June, 2014
Bibliographies
This document provides selected resources on financing early care and education, focusing on financing policy, calculating costs, and financing strategy.
Alderson Anna C., Martin Marie, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
An examination of the costs and benefits associated with four models for the provision of publicly-funded preschool for 4-year-old children in Western Australia, based on 100 stakeholder interviews
Alderson Anna C., Martin Marie, June, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the costs and benefits associated with four models for the provision of publicly-funded preschool in Western Australia, based on 100 stakeholder interviews
Rolnick Arthur, Grunewald Rob, 2011
Other
A compilation of economic arguments supporting a targeted approach to public early childhood education focusing on children in need instead of a universal availability approach
Fuller Bruce, 2011
Other
A compilation of arguments for an approach to public prekindergarten that targets at risk populations of children instead of a universal approach to prekindergarten availability
Ohio Business Roundtable, December, 2010
Other
A presentation of a case for investing in early childhood programs in Ohio
Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Magnuson Katherine A., Waldfogel Jane, 20 February, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of a methodology for relating improvements in outcomes frequently targeted by early childhood programs, including child health, academic achievement, and behavior and parenting, to later adult earnings
Partnership for America's Economic Success, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of two analyses, one modeling the state- and nation-level job and earnings creation effects of three early childhood development programs targeted at disadvantaged children, and comparing these effects to those of a hypothetical half-day…
Goetze Linda D., Li Tingting, 06 December, 2007
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the costs and benefits to New Mexico of increased investment in their public prekindergarten program
Wilson Valerie, Hall Stuart, Davidson Julia, May, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the costs and benefits and a study of provider and caregiver perspectives of 9 home-based nonprofit child care sitter services for children of shift workers, single parents and career mothers and for children who require additional…
Society for Research in Child Development, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a discussion of the long-term benefits and costs of Head Start and state prekindergarten programs
Brown Christopher P., Fall 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of strategies for reframing the current political positioning of early childhood education to policymakers in order to promote support for universal early childhood education
Belfield Clive R., September, 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the economic costs and benefits of providing universal prekindergarten in the District of Columbia
Belfield Clive R., September, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of an analysis of the economic costs and benefits of providing universal prekindergarten in the District of Columbia