- Preschool often has large adult effects even if test score effects fade somewhat.
- Early childhood programs work at a large scale
- Early childhood programs today have credible evidence not only from random assignment experiments, but from “silver standard” studies with good comparison groups
- High-quality random assignment experiments continue to provide part of the evidence for the economic payoff to early childhood education
- Parental earnings benefits of early childhood programs shouldn’t be forgotten
Monthly Archives: April 2012
The Pew Center on the States recently released a major study analyzing the strengths and weaknesses of what states are currently doing to assess their tax incentives for economic development. (I should disclose that I reviewed an advance copy of … Continue reading
Andrew Rotherham has an April 5th Time magazine column with the ominous title, “Are Pre-K Programs About To Get Gutted?” Mr. Rotherham apparently has access to an advance copy of the forthcoming annual report on state preschool programs from the … Continue reading