ERIC Number: ED204426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Young Children Grow Up: The Effects of the Perry Preschool Program on Youths Through Age 15.
Schweinhart, L. J.; Weikart, D. P.
This report examines the effects of the Perry Preschool Project, an early intervention program for disadvantaged students, on youths through age 15. The report provides a framework for the study of the effects of early childhood intervention and information on the design of the project. Data are then presented regarding the preschool effects on school performance and experience, and on deviance and social patterns. Also discussed are the economic implications of the study. The report concludes with an analysis of the Perry Preschool Project in the larger educational context. Commentaries by Asa Hilliard and Paul N. Ylvisaker are also included. (APM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Child Development, Disadvantaged, Early Childhood Education, Longitudinal Studies, Preschool Education, Social Behavior, Student Development
High/Scope Press, 600 North River Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ypsilanti Public Schools, MI.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, MI.
Identifiers: Perry Preschool Project
Note: Other sponsors include the Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL; the Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY; Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO; U.S. Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.