Early Learning: Return on Investment
SREB Annotated Bibliography, 2014


Findings in these studies identify specific elements in pre-K programs that are most beneficial. Evidence from state programs in Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia is also instructive. Studies provide a sampling of research on policy topics with nationwide applicability.

•   Cost-benefit and effect size analyses of pre-K programs
•   Catch up vs. fade out: Do pre-K’s positive effects persist through K-12?
•   Evaluations of pre-K programs in SREB states