Early Childhood Development and Social Mobility

@article{Barnett2006EarlyCD,
  title={Early Childhood Development and Social Mobility},
  author={W. Barnett and W. Belfield},
  journal={The Future of Children},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={73 - 98}
}
Steven Barnett and Clive Belfield examine the effects of preschool education on social mobility in the United States. They note that under current policy three- and four-year-old children from economically and educationally disadvantaged families have higher preschool attendance rates than other children. But current programs fail to enroll even half of poor three- and four-year-olds. Hispanics and children of mothers who drop out of school also participate at relatively low rates. The programs… Expand
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