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Research on Preschool and School Finance Litigation. Presentation at Grantmakers for Education Annual Conference October 18, 2004 W. Steven Barnett, Ph.D. National Institute for Early Education Research www.nieer.org (732) 932-4350, sbarnett@nieer.org . Key Benefits of Early Education.

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Research on Preschool and School Finance Litigation

Presentation at Grantmakers for Education Annual Conference

October 18, 2004

W. Steven Barnett, Ph.D.

National Institute for Early Education Research

www.nieer.org

(732) 932-4350, sbarnett@nieer.org


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Key Benefits of Early Education

Increases Academic, Social, and Economic Success

  • Increases test scores

  • Improves classroom and other behavior

  • Decreases dropout

  • Increases employment, earnings, and tax revenue

    Decreases Costs of Government

  • Lower schooling costs

  • Lower social services costs

  • Lower crime costs

  • Lower health care costs





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Needs of Abbott Preschoolers: Communication ScaleFamily Background

Need IndicatorAbbott districtsNationalWealthier

Mother’s Education

< 9 yrs 8% 3% 0%

9-11 yrs 17% 11% 0%

12 yrs 37% 35% 17%

> 12 yrs 38% 49% 83%

Income < $25,0000 44% 46% NA

Primary language not English 28% 9% 4%

Mother works 61% 50% 70%

Mother’s average work hours 36 33 35

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Needs of Abbott Preschoolers: Communication ScaleEarly Experiences

Need IndicatorAbbott districtsNationalWealthier

Academic Index 2.3 2.8 3.6

Doesn’t know 4 basic colors 39% 24% 7%

Doesn’t know most letters 64% 59% 38%

Can’t count to 20 57% 51% 34%

Has < 10 books 34% 15% 2%

Never read to at home 12% 5% 0%

Read to everyday at home 47% 53% 67%

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Needs of Abbott Preschoolers: Communication ScaleHealth and Nutrition

Need IndicatorAbbott districtsNationalWealthier

Health less than good 6% 2% 0%

Never visited a dentist 45% 42% 30%

Missed breakfast during the week 15% 8% 6%

No hot meal everyday 16% 11% 9%

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Parent Views of Children’s Communication ScaleNeeds for Preschool Programs

Need Indicator

A full day is better 80%

If half-day, can attend morning only 24%

Summer program would help a lot 74%

No safe place to play outdoors 44%

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Quality of Abbott Classrooms Communication Scalein 1999-00 (ECERS Scores)

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Age and Age Equivalent PPVT Scores Communication Scalein Kindergarten by School District

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PPVT Score by District Communication ScaleSpring of Kindergarten Year

MA


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Child Poverty Rate by Town Communication Scale(US Census 2000)

MA


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At-Risk by District (<85 on PPVT) Communication ScaleSpring of Kindergarten Year

MA



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Elements of Strategic Research Communication Scale

  • Effectiveness of Preschool

  • Lack of School Readiness

  • Poverty and Children’s Needs

  • Parents’ Views

  • Access to Preschool Education

  • Access to Quality Preschool Education