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Foster Tiffany, Burchinal Margaret, Yazejian Noreen, Nov/Dec 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Grouping children of different ages in the same preschool classroom (i.e., mixed age) is widespread, but the evidence supporting this practice is mixed. A factor that may play a role in the relation between classroom age composition and child…
Perreault Joseph, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
When schools reopen in the fall, what are the implications for Family Child Care (FCC)? In an ordinary year, it means school age children who attended full time return to school and the provider looks for younger children to fill those spots. In…
Perreault Joseph, August, 2020
Executive Summary
When schools reopen in the fall, what are the implications for Family Child Care (FCC)? In an ordinary year, it means school age children who attended full time return to school and the provider looks for younger children to fill those spots. In…
Banerjee Rashida, Horn Eva M., Palmer Susan B., July-Sept 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Young children are often enrolled in either AM (morning) or PM (afternoon) sessions in early childhood programs. However, little research is available on this routine practice. We used multilevel analysis to investigate if there are differences in…
Cappelen Alexander W., List John A., Samek Anya, Tungodden Bertil, July 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

We present results from the first study to examine the causal impact of early-childhood education on the social preferences of children. We compare children who, at 3–4 years old, were randomized into either a full-time preschool, a parenting…

Cooper Christen Cupples, Contento Isobel R., October, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: To examine preschool teachers’ nutrition-related beliefs and practices and explore associations with Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings (EWPHCCS) training. Design: Causal-comparative study using a post-only, cross-sectional survey…
McCoy Dana Charles, Gonzalez Kathryn E., Jones Stephanie M., September/October 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study explores children's early academic and self-regulatory skills as potential pathways through which a preschool enrichment program-the Chicago School Readiness Project (CSRP)-may contribute to low-income children's long-term outcomes (N =…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This paper examines the impact of the iconic Perry Preschool Project on the children and siblings of the original participants. The children of treated participants have fewer school suspensions, higher levels of education and employment, and lower…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This paper presents the first analysis of the life course outcomes through late midlife (around age 55) for the participants of the iconic Perry Preschool Project, an experimental high-quality preschool program for disadvantaged African-American…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This paper examines the impact of the iconic Perry Preschool Project on the children and siblings of the original participants. The children of treated participants have fewer school suspensions, higher levels of education and employment, and lower…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Other
This appendix accompanies the report Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project (Heckman and Karapakula, 2019).
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This paper presents the first analysis of the life course outcomes through late midlife (around age 55) for the participants of the iconic Perry Preschool Project, an experimental high-quality preschool program for disadvantaged African-American…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Other
This appendix accompanies the report The Perry Preschoolers at late midlife: A study in design-specific inference (Heckman and Karapakula, 2019).
Ackerman Debra J., 2019
Reports & Papers
The Day 1 Academies Fund aims to support a network of high-quality, full-scholarship, Montessori-inspired preschools in underserved communities. To provide insight into the fund's pedagogical inspiration, in this report I provide a high-level…
Weyer Matt, Phillips Deborah A., Lipsey Mark W., 24 May, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar discusses consensus statements from researchers regarding preschool effects in terms of fadeout, long-term achievement, and return on investment, based on the recent policy brief published by the Brookings Institution.