Prevention, Return on Investment, and Early Childhood Programs

Chair: Arthur J. Reynolds

An invited symposium presented at the Biennial Meeting of Society for Research in Child Development in Denver, CO, April 2009.

What Do We Know About the Actual and Potential Effects of Large-Scale Public Preschool Programs?
W. Steven Barnett

Highly Effective Preschool Program Practices
Lawrence J. Schweinhart

Economic Returns of Early Childhood Development Programs
Arthur J. Reynolds

More information on Cost-benefit analysis:

Cost-Effective Early Childhood Development Programs: A Synthesis of Evidence in the First Decade of Life
Arthur J. Reynolds, Judy A. Temple, and Barry A. White