Effects of a Preschool and School-Age Intervention on Adult Health and Well Being: Evidence from the Chicago Longitudinal Study

April 2007

This report chronicles the benefits of an early intervention program on the lives of children into their adult years.

Effects of a Preschool and School-Age Intervention on Adult Health and Well Being: Evidence from the Chicago Longitudinal Study

by Arthur J. Reynolds et al (April 2007)

In this study, researchers investigated the adult outcomes of children who attended the Chicago Child-Parent Centers (CPCs), a pre-K through third grade intervention program. They found that those who had participated in the public school based program had increased educational attainment, stronger economic well-being, and better health status as adults than children who did not attend the intervention program.

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