Do Black and Hispanic children benefit more from preschool? Understanding differences in preschool effects across racial groups.

@article{Bassok2010DoBA,
  title={Do Black and Hispanic children benefit more from preschool? Understanding differences in preschool effects across racial groups.},
  author={Daphna Bassok},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={1828-45}
}
Recent studies suggest that the effects of attending preschool vary by race. These findings are difficult to interpret because the likelihood of enrolling a child in preschool also differs across groups. This study used newly released, nationally representative data to examine whether the impact of preschool participation at age 4 varies across racial groups after accounting for selection differences (N = 7,400). Among a subsample of children living below a poverty threshold, no racial… CONTINUE READING