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Title:  WWC Quick Review of the Report "School-Based Early Childhood Education and Age-28 Well-Being: Effects by Timing, Dosage, and Subgroups"
Description: The study examined the effect of an early childhood education program on educational attainment by age 28.
The study found positive, statistically significant differences on four outcomes related to educational attainment. Intervention group members completed 0.27 years more schooling, on average, than comparison group members. In addition, intervention group members were more likely to complete high school (82% versus 75%), graduate on time from high school (44% versus 37%), and attend a four-year college than comparison group members (15% versus 11%).
Online Availability:
Cover Date: February 2012
Web Release: February 7, 2012
Print Release:
Publication #: WWC QRSB0212
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Center/Program: WWC
Type of Product: Quick Review
Questions: For questions about the content of this Quick Review, please contact:
Erin Pollard.