In consideration of community healthy and safety amid the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, this event has been postponed. We will reschedule Dr. Chor's talk for Fall 2020. Please check back for updated details on the rescheduling of this event.
Does Money Matter? Preschool Funding, Program Quality, and Child Development
Preschool programs targeted towards low-income children can be effective at narrowing socioeconomic disparities in children’s skills at kindergarten entry, but preschool effectiveness varies widely across centers, potentially due to differences in per-pupil funding. This study investigates the relationships among preschool funding, program quality, and child development, with policy implications for the promotion of kindergarten readiness and expansion of opportunity into adulthood.