NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 4 results Save | Export
Hite, Jenny – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
Recent studies indicate that persistent achievement gaps among children begin as early as 18 months, years before most publicly funded prekindergarten programs offer enrollment. Early childhood development necessitates more than access to pre-K at age four. Proper brain development requires adequate nutrition, access to quality healthcare, and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Preschool Education, Preschool Evaluation, Early Childhood Education
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
Current research seeks to determine if today's pre-K programs provide strong returns on investment similar to the returns from the classic 1960's High/Scope Perry Preschool Program and 1970's North Carolina Abecedarian Project. These were known for the positive academic effects that children experienced as they moved through school. Policy-makers…
Descriptors: Preschool Evaluation, Preschool Education, Evidence, Annotated Bibliographies
Hite, Jenny – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
Overwhelmingly, research shows that program quality is a major determinant in the achievement gains for young children who participate in early education programs. Teacher quality, in particular, is closely related to positive educational outcomes for preschool participants. Research shows that children in programs whose lead and supporting…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Achievement Gains, State Policy
Hite, Jenny – Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
Today's researchers seek to determine if contemporary pre-K programs provide the strong return on investment found by researchers in the 1960's High/Scope Perry Preschool Program and 1970's North Carolina Abecedarian Project. Research then showed that these two programs created positive academic effects that accompanied their students as they…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Preschool Education, Cost Effectiveness, Effect Size