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Effective Pre-School and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11): Influences on Children’s Cognitive and Social Development in Year 6


March 1, 2009
OutcomesQuality and Curriculum

Effective Pre-School and Primary Education 3-11 Project (EPPE 3-11): Influences on Children’s Cognitive and Social Development in Year 6

By Pam Sammons et al.
(2008)

This brief from the Effective Preschool and Primary Education (EPPE) project presents findings that show preschool quality and effectiveness remained statistically significant predictors of educational attainment and social/behavioral outcomes through sixth grade. Children gained the most benefit from having attended high-quality preschool but medium-quality provision also led to better math and social/behavioral outcomes in sixth grade than low-quality pre-K or none.

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