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High-quality random assignment experiments continue to provide part of the evidence for the economic payoff to early childhood education

My new book, From Preschool to Prosperity (available free as a pdf, for $0.99 on various e-book platforms, and also in hard copy form), explains why the research evidence for the effectiveness of early childhood education is credible. Among this credible … Continue reading

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How hard is it to achieve quality on a large-scale in pre-K programs?

Several prominent education and political bloggers have recently argued that implementing high-quality pre-K on a large scale is not a “proven” solution, but rather is hard to do. Kevin Carey of Education Sector argued on December 6 that high-quality pre-k … Continue reading

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