- What does the evidence show on preschool?
- Early childhood education is a good we know how to do
- Why early childhood education now?
- Early childhood education is a continuation of an American tradition of promoting economic growth through education
- Increasing quality in preschool through accountability and mentoring
Monthly Archives: October 2012
My recent TEDx talk is now posted on YouTube. In 15 minutes, this talk summarizes my argument for why early childhood programs can build stronger local economies. It summarizes some of the key points from my book Investing in Kids. … Continue reading
A just-posted working paper, by my colleague Kevin Hollenbeck and me, examined the state of Washington’s business tax credit for R&D spending. Our conclusion is that this tax credit is quite costly per job created. The cost per job-year created … Continue reading
The limits of later interventions for disadvantaged students, and the case for early childhood programs
A recent paper by Nuria Rodriguez-Planas presents discouraging information on the long-term results of a program to help at-risk high school students. (The full paper requires subscription access to the journal, but working paper versions of many of the results … Continue reading