September 2022 Conference – Media Coverage
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PROOF POINTS: Long-term college benefits from high-quality universal pre-K for all
A multi-year study of Tulsa’s universal pre-K program found a big initial boost in test scores, fade out in elementary school, mixed evidence in middle school and high school, and ultimately a strong surge in college enrollment. Professor Bill Gormley urges evaluators to wait until the bottom of the 9th inning before drawing firm conclusions about program effects.
February 8, 2023
Support for Universal Pre-K Grows as More States Jump on Board
Is free preschool a constitutional right? Seventy percent of voters in New Mexico think so, and they’re not the only ones getting behind increasingly popular universal pre-K policies.
January 20, 2023
Two decades of Tulsa pre-K research shows widespread positive effects
Through the decades, the Center for Research on Children in the United States at Georgetown has followed different cohorts of children in the pre-K program of Tulsa Public Schools and Tulsa Head Start. It has often found gains along the way, particularly for low-income, Black and Hispanic students.
September 30, 2022