WWC review of this study

School-based early childhood education and age-28 well-being: Effects by timing, dosage, and subgroups.

Reynolds, A. J., Temple, J. A., Ou, S.-R., Arteaga, I. A., & White, B. A. B. (2011). Science Express. DOI:10.1126/science.1203618.

  • Quasi-Experimental Design
     examining 
    1,386
     Students
    , grades
    PK-K

Reviewed: October 2017

Does not meet WWC standards


Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Study sample characteristics were not reported.

Reviewed: February 2012

At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards with reservations
Attainment outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

High school completion

Child-Parent Center Education Program vs. All comparison group children attended a full-day kindergarten program as part of the Chicago Effective Schools Project.

Age 28

Full sample;
1,386 students

0.82

0.75

Yes

 
 
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More Outcomes

4-year college attendance

Child-Parent Center Education Program vs. All comparison group children attended a full-day kindergarten program as part of the Chicago Effective Schools Project.

Age 28

Full sample;
1,386 students

0.15

0.11

Yes

 
 
9

On-time graduation

Child-Parent Center Education Program vs. All comparison group children attended a full-day kindergarten program as part of the Chicago Effective Schools Project.

Age 28

Full sample;
1,386 students

0.44

0.37

Yes

 
 
8

Highest grade completed

Child-Parent Center Education Program vs. All comparison group children attended a full-day kindergarten program as part of the Chicago Effective Schools Project.

Age 28

Full sample;
1,386 students

12.15

11.88

Yes

 
 
6

BA or AA degree

Child-Parent Center Education Program vs. All comparison group children attended a full-day kindergarten program as part of the Chicago Effective Schools Project.

Age 28

Full sample;
1,386 students

0.08

0.09

No

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College attendance

Child-Parent Center Education Program vs. All comparison group children attended a full-day kindergarten program as part of the Chicago Effective Schools Project.

Age 28

Full sample;
1,386 students

0.33

0.33

No

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Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


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    Illinois
  • Race
    Black
    93%
  • Ethnicity
    Hispanic    
    7%
    Not Hispanic or Latino    
    93%
 

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