Increases in maternal education and low-income children's cognitive and behavioral outcomes.

  title={Increases in maternal education and low-income children's cognitive and behavioral outcomes.},
  author={Jessica F. Harding},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={51 5},
Although the strong link between maternal education and children's outcomes is one of the most well-established findings in developmental psychology (Reardon, 2011; Sirin, 2005), less is known about how young, low-income children are influenced by their mothers completing additional education. In this research, longitudinal data from the Head Start Impact Study were used to explore the associations between increases in maternal education and Head Start eligible children's cognitive skills and… CONTINUE READING
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