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Hilty Rowan, Boddicker-Young Porsche, Hegseth Danielle, Thompson Joy A., Bultinck Erin, Fojut Jackson, Early Diane Marie, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
Ensuring equitable access to high-quality early education for families from all racial, ethnic, and income backgrounds is a critical component for addressing systemic racism and inequality within the public education system. This study examined one…
Hilty Rowan, Boddicker-Young Porsche, Hegseth Danielle, Thompson Joy A., Bultinck Erin, Fojut Jackson, Early Diane Marie, March, 2021
Executive Summary
To explore whether and how public Montessori pre-K enrollment policies might create barriers to access for underrepresented families, our team at Child Trends, with support from the Brady Education Foundation: - Compiled a national landscape scan…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., Kuhn Laura J., Burchinal Margaret, Horm Diane M., Hans Sydney L., File Nancy, Jackson Barbara, Q4 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The effectiveness of Educare, a center-based early education program, in improving child outcomes at age 3 was evaluated in a randomized clinical trial. Educare programs serve children from birth to age 5 and are designed to reduce the achievement…
Lillard Angeline S., Heise Megan J., Richey Eve M., Tong Xin, Hart Alyssa, Bray Paige M., 30 October, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Quality preschool programs that develop the whole child through age-appropriate socioemotional and cognitive skill-building hold promise for significantly improving child outcomes. However, preschool programs tend to either be teacher-led and…

Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., Hans Sydney L., Horm Diane M., St. Clair Lisa, File Nancy, Burchinal Margaret, September/October 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Educare is a birth to age 5 early education program designed to reduce the achievement gap between children from low-income families and their more economically advantaged peers through high-quality center-based programming and strong school-family…
Lillard Angeline S., June, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of children's school readiness skills change in classic Montessori, supplemented Montessori, and conventional programs and an investigation of the relationship between the percentage of children using Montessori materials in a classroom…