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Baker Michael, Gruber Jonathan, Milligan Kevin, December, 2005
Reports & Papers
The growing labor force participation of women with small children in both the U.S. and Canada has led to calls for increased public financing for childcare. The optimality of public financing depends on a host of factors, such as the "crowd-out" of…
First 5 California, September, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Recommendations to policymakers for the development and implementation of universal prekindergarten in California

Laosa Luis M., 30 March, 2005
Other
A proposal that high-quality universal preschool is a promising strategy for closing the academic achievement gap that exists between low-income, minority children and higher-income, non-minority children
Belfield Clive R., February 15, 2005
Other
A discussion of the potential economic costs and benefits of introducing universal preschool in Ohio
Olsen Darcy Ann, 08 February, 2005
Reports & Papers
A critique of proposals that encourage the adoption of universal, full-day preschool programs in the state of Arizona, as they do not improve children's outcomes or prevent school dropout rates
Olsen Darcy Ann, 08 February, 2005
Executive Summary
An executive summary of a policy report critiquing proposals that encourage the adoption of universal, full-day preschool programs in the state of Arizona
Gormley, Jr. William T., Phillips Deborah A., February 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the policy implications of findings from an Oklahoma-based study regarding the effects of universal pre-kindergarten programs on child outcomes
Pre-K Now (Washington, D.C.), 2005
Other
An overview and assessment of state prekindergarten policy developments in 2005, based on a "barometer" of conditions that measures the favorability of the state policy climate to prekindergarten issues
Gormley, Jr. William T., Gayer Ted, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the effects of Oklahoma?s universal pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) program for four-year-olds on the cognitive, motor, and language development of children attending Pre-K in Tulsa Public Schools
Lekies Kristi, Morrissey Taryn, Cochran Moncrieff M., 2005
Reports & Papers
An update of a previous report of the implementation of UPK in NYS, with a discussion of diversity as a guiding principle of this program, by designing programs that accommodate the cultural and linguistic diversity of children and their families…
Belfield Clive R., 2005
Reports & Papers
An investigation that employs a full fiscal impact analysis on the costs and benefits of expanding pre-K provisions in three states -- Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and Ohio -- into universally accessible programs
Children's Defense Fund (U.S.), 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A statistical fact sheet on Georgia's low income families, preschool children, and early childhood education system, including the Georgia Pre-kindergarten program that serves low income, at risk, preschool children
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A brief promoting universal preschool in the state of Michigan as a means to prevent crime, improve children's school readiness, and reduce the costs of public education
Cross Alice F., January, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of funding methods and sources for universal preschool programs, presented as part of an outline of factors informing the decision-making processes of state agents, funding authorities, and other stakeholders in considering the…
Voices for Virginia's Children, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the beneficial impact of universal pre-kindergarten and the approach of several states in supporting this early childhood education program