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Cook Kyle Demeo, Irwin Clare W., Gallo Audrey, January, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands partnered with the Vermont Agency of Education and the Agency of Human Services to address questions about enrollment rates in universal preK. This study used data from 2016/17, the first…
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, January, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Vermont passed universal prekindergarten (preK) legislation in 2014 (Act 166) in an effort to increase access to high-quality preK programs for all young children in the state. Act 166 provides state-funded preK to all 3- and 4-year-olds (and to 5-…
Cook Kyle Demeo, Irwin Clare W., Gallo Audrey, January, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands partnered with the Vermont Agency of Education and the Agency of Human Services to address questions about enrollment patterns in universal preK. This study uses data from the 2016/17…
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, January, 2020
Other
Related to the main report entitled, Enrollment rates of children in universal prekindergarten programs in Vermont in 2016/17, these appendices address the following areas: about the study, methods, supporting analysis, and distribution of…
Greenberg Erica, January-March 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
For the past half century, debate over income-targeted and universal approaches to American preschool policy has divided advocates, policymakers, and practitioners. This is the first paper to inform the debate with evidence from public opinion. It…
Bassok Daphna, Miller Luke, Galdo Eva, Johnson Amanda J., November, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief describes Florida's Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (VPK), which serves a higher percentage of four-year-olds than any other state preschool program in the country. In 2005, Florida introduced VPK, a free, universal preschool initiative…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Loeb Susanna, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Universal preschool policies introduced in Georgia and Oklahoma offer an opportunity to investigate the impact of government intervention on provision of childcare. Since Georgia used a voucher-like program and Oklahoma utilized its existing public…
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Concerns about school readiness especially among children from low-income families have resulted in massive funding of state pre-kindergarten (pre-K) programmes. Pre-K programmes differ in whether they are universal (i.e. available to all children)…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Loeb Susanna, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of changes in the child care supply, in both the public and private sectors, to the introduction of universal preschool programs in Georgia and Oklahoma, based on two datasets compiled from Internal Revenue Service…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Loeb Susanna, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
The success of any governmental subsidy depends on whether it increases or crowds out existing consumption. Yet to date there has been little empirical evidence, particularly in the education sector, on whether government intervention crowds out…
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This study compared universal (available to all children) and targeted (offered only to children with specific risk factors) Pre-Kindergarten programs. Results showed that two aspects of structural quality (e.g., hours per day and teacher education…
Fitzpatrick Maria D., January 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An estimation of the effects of universal prekindergarten availability on both preschool enrollment and maternal labor supply based on data from the Census and birthday-based kindergarten eligibility cutoffs
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., 2009
Reports & Papers
A comparison of classroom characteristics and preschooler achievement outcomes in universal and targeted pre-k programs based on a sample of over 400 children in over 800 classrooms
Fitzpatrick Maria D., December, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between universal prekindergarten availability in Georgia and both reading and mathematics National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test scores at fourth grade and the probability of students being at, above, or…