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Rebell Michael A., Wolff Jessica R., Kolben Nancy S., Holcomb Betty, December, 2017
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Quality early education, with sustained, appropriate investment in the essential elements documented by research to make a difference for children's development and learning, can be a game-changer for children, families, communities, public school…
Center for Children's Initiatives, Columbia University. Center for Educational Equity, December, 2017
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The case for establishing a right to universal pre-K is offered in three parts: - The rationale, a review of the evidence showing that pre-K can be successfully mounted on a large scale and documenting its educational, social, and economic benefits…
Novoa Cristina, Hamm Katie, 31 October, 2017
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This document discusses the economic benefits of universal preschool for four-year-olds in the United States.
Cascio Elizabeth U., October, 2017
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Child care is a necessity for working women with young children. Yet, the costs of high-quality center-based child care in the United States--particularly for children under age five--are prohibitively high for many families. In this proposal, I…
Millei Zsuzsa, Gallagher Jannelle, October, 2017
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Australian early childhood education still labours with the achievement of universal access and the production of comprehensive and consistent data to underpin a national evidence base. In this article, we attend to the processes led by numbers…
Sugrue Erin P., Lightfoot Elizabeth, October-December 2017
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This study uses the design and passage of universal preschool in two states, Oklahoma and West Virginia, to present an alternative framework for understanding the policy process, Policymaking by Stealth, and demonstrate its usefulness both in…
Kottelenberg Michael J., Lehrer Steven F. (Steven Fredrick), July, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We provide evidence on the distributional effects of Quebec's universal child care policy. Our analysis uncovers substantial policy relevant heterogeneity in the estimated effect of access to subsidized child care across two developmental score…
Vermont. Agency of Education, Vermont. Agency of Human Services, April, 2017
Reports & Papers
This preliminary evaluation of Vermont's first year of partial implementation of Act 166, which provides for universal prekindergarten, in 2015-2016, includes a summary of the act, the evaluation methods, the findings, and recommendations.
Vermont. Agency of Education, Vermont. Agency of Human Services, April, 2017
Executive Summary
This summary presents the findings and recommendations from a preliminary evaluation of Vermont's first year of partial implementation of Act 166, which provides for universal prekindergarten, in 2015-2016.
Herbst Chris M., April, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper analyzes the US Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program administered during World War II. I first estimate its impact on maternal employment using a triple-differences model. I find that employment…
Kottelenberg Michael J., Lehrer Steven F. (Steven Fredrick), March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Although an increasing body of research promotes the development of universal early education and care programs, little is known about the extent to which these programs affect gender gaps in academic achievement and other developmental outcomes.…
Hong Kai, Dragan Kacie, Glied Sherry, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Prior research suggests that high quality universal pre-kindergarten (UPK) programs can generate lifetime benefits, but the mechanisms generating these effects are not well-understood. In 2014, New York City made all 4-year-old children eligible for…
Dorman Rebekah L., Anthony Elizabeth, Osborne-Fears Billie, Fischer Robert Louis, March, 2017
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Large numbers of children of low income families in the United States arrive at kindergarten already far behind their more affluent peers on measures of school readiness. In the absence of any federal preschool policy and amidst alarm about this…
Novoa Cristina, Hamm Katie, 2017
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The memo describes the methods used to derive an estimate of the economic benefits of high-quality universal preschool over the lifespan of a cohort of students. This analysis has four steps: 1. Calculate total costs of high-quality universal…
Chaudry Ajay, Morrissey Taryn, Weiland Christina, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, 2017
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In this chapter, we argue that given the critical importance of stimulating early childhood experiences, the growing evidence that high-quality early education improves children's school readiness and leads to better education outcomes, the current…