Resources for Early Childhood Development
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Economists are clear: investing in high-quality early care and education is good for our kids and communities, and even pays for itself many times over. So, why aren’t we investing?
The High/Scope Perry Preschool study examined the short- and long-term effects of a high-quality preschool education program for young children living in poverty, collecting data on the students through age 40. The program operated from 1962 to 1967 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
The students attending this high-quality early ed program were followed for 50 years. What did we learn?
Families are expected to do it alone. Yet other sectors of our society receive billions in state support.
A Salt Lake City school district is closing the achievement gap and radically cutting special ed costs by investing early in high-quality preschool.
Economists rarely turn their attention to the world of early childhood and preschool. But with a wealth of scientific research pointing to the importance of a child’s earliest years, several economists are worried about our investments in early childhood.
Discussion Guide for Are We Crazy About Our Kids? (Episode 3)