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Khan Sherylls Valladares, Karoly Lynn A., Cannon Jill S., Rodriguez Kristina, Pittman Aisha, Hawkinson Laura E., September 2019
Executive Summary

The descriptive analyses in this report include estimates of VPI+ expenditures in the 2017–2018 school year, as well as in the 2016–2017 school year for examining year-to-year changes. In addition, this report includes a benefit-cost analysis (…

Nelson Ashlyn Aiko, Brodnax NaLette, Fischer Lauron, September, 2016
Executive Summary
The purpose of this economic impact report is to assess the estimated benefits and costs of investing in high quality, state-funded preschool programs for three- and four-year-old Hoosier children. The report evaluates the landscape of early…
Workman Simon, Palaich Robert, Wool Sarah, January, 2016
Executive Summary
This report, required under Section 3.2.3.2 of the Request for Proposals (R00R4402342), provides (1) a detailed literature review on prekindergarten, (2) an analysis of current prekindergarten capacity, enrollment, and quality distribution in…
Chase Richard A., Diaz Jose, February, 2015
Executive Summary
This is a summary for an updated version of a 2011 study that examines cost savings to Detroit and Michigan of preparing an at-risk child for school through early childhood education, based on school graduation and expenditure data, poverty and…
Chase Richard A., Diaz Jose, April, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of cost savings to Detroit and Michigan of preparing an at risk child for school through early childhood education, based on school graduation and expenditure data, poverty and crime rates, and other data for Detroit and…
Dugger Robert, Litan Robert E., March, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of a discussion of financing early childhood care and education (ECCE) programs through the use of social impact bonds, which would fund ECCE services and then be repaid out of savings arising from reduced special education costs in the…
Goodbody Economic Consultants, November, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an analysis of the economic costs and benefits of a 10-year policy plan to develop the early care and education system in Ireland
Waite William, Carstensen Fred V., Coghlan Jill, Graziano Marcello, Parr Kathryn E., July, 2011
Executive Summary
A study of the economic impact of the All Our Kin (AOK) child care licensing program, which supports licensing for family child care providers in New Haven, Connecticut, in terms of participant workforce outcomes and gross product, as well as a cost…
Birkbeck College. National Evaluation of Sure Start, July, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary an examination of the economic costs and benefits of Sure Start local programs, integrated services programs that aim to promote child development and strengthen families in disadvantaged communities in England, based on an analysis of…
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
Chase Richard A., Diaz Jose, Valorose Jennifer, May, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an estimation of the cost savings produced by investments in state-funded preschool programs for at-risk children in Illinois and of the potential additional savings from increasing funding for these programs
Young Women's Christian Association of Canada, March 07, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of arguments for a national child care agenda in Canada, premised on both women's increased workforce participation and a cost-benefit analysis of the universal provision of child careservices
Silburn Sven, Nutton Georgie, Arney Fiona, Moss Bonita, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an overview of the long-term benefits of investment in early childhood programs, with a discussion of the policy implications for Northern Territory, Australia
Robinson Gary, Dr., Silburn Sven, Arney Fiona, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of research evidence on the benefits of investing in early childhood programs and a discussion of strategies for investing in early childhood programs in Northern Territory, Australia
Schweinhart Lawrence J., Malofeeva Elena, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Pinto Rodrigo, Moon Seong Hyeok, Yavitz Adam, September, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of a comparison of the costs and benefits of three preschool curricula, based on longitudinal data collected at age 23 from 68 children who had been randomly assigned to one of the three curricula at age 3