ERIC Number: EJ628757
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
The High/Scope Perry Preschool Study: A Case Study in Random Assignment.
Schweinhart, Lawrence J.
Evaluation and Research in Education, v14 n3&4 p136-47 2000
Studied the long-term benefits of preschool programs for young children living in poverty in the High/Scope Perry Preschool Study, which examined the lives of 123 African Americans randomly divided into a preschool treatment group and a no-preschool comparison group. Cost-benefit analyses of data on these students to age 27 show beneficial effects of preschool participation and the usefulness of this research approach. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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