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Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes, October 2018
Other

Ensuring capacities when/where families need them requires sophisticated state and regional capacities to identify and prepare new providers, workforce, and facilities. Underestimating state administrative costs can result in missed targets,…

Malik Rasheed, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
In 2009, Washington, D.C., began an ambitious expansion that offers two years of universal, full-day preschool across the city's public schools, public charters, and some private preschool programs administered by community-based organizations. As…
Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Reports & Papers

The aim of the study is to assess the implementation of the PKA initiative as it varies by UPK program setting (schools vs. NYCEECs) and auspice (DOE-UPK, Child Care, and/or Head Start), as well as by the resource level of the neighborhoods in…

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
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This document includes survey and interview responses related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
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This document includes data tables related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Wilcher Holly H., June, 2018
Reports & Papers
Presently, the Unites States does not have a publicly funded, comprehensive, universal ECE system. The fragmented and piecemeal approach to providing ECE creates social injustice and inequity for many young children (Kagan & Roth, 2017; Kagan,…
Kottelenberg Michael J., Lehrer Steven F. (Steven Fredrick), May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
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.…
Haeck Catherine, Lebihan Laetitia, Merrigan Philip, Spring 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We evaluate the long-term effects of the Canadian province of Quebec's $5 per day universal child care policy on child and youth well-being (health, behavior, motor and social development). Treated children are followed for more than 19 years.…
Purtle Jonathan, Langellier Brent, Le-Scherban Felice, January/February 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Context: Policymakers are increasingly proposing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes as an evidence-based strategy to reduce chronic disease risk; and local health departments (LHDs) are well-positioned to play a role in SSB policy development and…
Dearing Eric, Zachrisson Henrik Daae, Mykletun Arnstein, Toppelberg Claudio O., January-March 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
While most early childhood education and care (ECEC) programs taken to scale in the United States have served socially disadvantaged 3- to 5-years-olds, Norway scaled up universal ECEC from age 1. We investigated the consequences of Norway's…
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…
Huizen Thomas van, Plantenga Janneke, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examines the effects of universal Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) on child development and children's later life outcomes. Using meta-analytical techniques, we synthesize the findings from recent studies that exploit natural…
Rebell Michael A., Wolff Jessica R., Kolben Nancy S., Holcomb Betty, December, 2017
Other
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
Other
This document discusses the economic benefits of universal preschool for four-year-olds in the United States.