The Current State of Scientific Knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten Effects

April 4, 2017


Deborah Phillips, Mark Lipsey, Kenneth Dodge, Ron Haskins, Daphna Bassok, Margaret Burchinal, Greg Duncan, Mark Dynarski, Katherine Magnuson, and Christina Weiland

This report, authored by a task force comprised of esteemed social scientists from Brookings and Duke University, includes six consensus statements on what is known about the effects of PreK. Not surprisingly, but of great importance, the scholars agree that what happens before, during, and after PreK all matter.

APA Citation: 

Phillips, D., Lipsey, M., Dodge, K., Haskins, R., Bassok, D., Burchinal, M., Duncan, G., Dynarski, M., Magnuson, K., & Weiland, C. (2017). The current state of scientific knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten effects. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution.


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