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The bottom line: Investing in child care is good business
Action for Children North Carolina, May, 2006
Raleigh, NC: Acton for Children North Carolina.

A compilation of findings from studies on the economic impact of child care subsidies nationally and on North Carolina families and businesses

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California's preschool for all act (Proposition 82): A policy analysis
Barnett, W. Steven, 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A policy brief discussing California's preschool for all act, Proposition 82, in terms of its potential impact on preschool children's school readiness, education attainment, and its potential economic benefits

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A cost-benefit analysis of universally-accessible pre-kindergarten education in Texas
Texas A & M University. George Bush School of Government and Public Service, May, 2006
College Station: Texas A & M University, George Bush School of Government and Public Service.

An overview of the anticipated costs and benefits of the universal provision of prekindergarten in Texas

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Does it pay to invest in preschool for all?: Analyzing return-on-investment in three states
Belfield, Clive R., 2006
New Brunswick, NJ: National Institute for Early Education Research.

A summary of studies in Massachusetts, Ohio, and Wisconsin that estimate the economic costs and benefits of expanding preschool programs to universal enrollment

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Early childhood development: Investing in Oregonís economic future
Children's Institute (Portland, Or.), Fall 2006
(Issue Brief No. 1). Portland, OR: Children's Institute.

A discussion of the long-term educational and economic benefits from state investment in early childhood education in Oregon

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Early education for children birth to five in Nebraska: An investment in crime prevention
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A summary of research on the links between early education programs and reductions in aggressive behavior and future crime

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Effective strategies for prekindergarten expansion: Collaboration with community providers
Clothier, Steffanie, December 2006
Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures.

A discussion of the costs and benefits of implementing a mixed approach to prekindergarten service delivery, in which both schools and community-based child care organizations provide services, based on evidence from current state approaches

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Head Start cuts crime in Oregon
Schaefer, Stephanie A., 2006
Beaverton: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Oregon.

A report brief using previous research data to demonstrate that Head Start helps reduce future crime rates in Oregon and suggesting that investing in Head Start is crucial to preschool children's future success

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Head Start reduces crime and improves achievement
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, August, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

An argument for the cost-effectiveness of increased investment in Head Start, based on a review of findings from studies examining the beneficial effects of Head Start programs on children?s school readiness and future criminal activity

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High-quality pre-kindergarten can prevent teenage pregnancy and future crime in Tennessee
Schaefer, Stephanie A., 2006
Nashville: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Tennessee.

A brief report using data from two longitudinal studies to demonstrate how high quality child care programs can help prevent teen pregnancy and decrease future crime rates in Tennessee

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High-quality preschool: The key to crime prevention and school success in Iowa
Rosman, Elisa A., 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A brief report promoting universal preschool for the state of Iowa as a means to prevent crime, improve children's school readiness, and reduce the costs of public education

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Investing in high quality pre-k: A strategy for school success
Children's Institute (Portland, Or.), Fall 2006
(Issue Brief No. 2). Portland, OR: Children's Institute.

An examination of the costs and benefits to the expansion of Oregonís Head Start Prekindergarten Program (OPK) so that all of the stateís 3 and 4 year old children have access to the program

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New York State survey on economic development and child care
Linking Economic Development and Child Care Research Project, May, 2006
Albany, NY: New York State Child Care Coordinating Council.

An inquiry into the economic development professionalsí perspectives on child care as it pertains to their work, based on a survey of 97 economic development professionals in New York State

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Poverty and early childhood educational intervention
Pungello, Elizabeth Puhn, December 13, 2006
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Center on Poverty, Work, and Opportunity.

A discussion of findings from the young adult follow-up of Abecedarian Project participants and estimates of a cost-benefit analysis of the project, with implications for future early intervention efforts

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Preschool: The right prescription to cure child abuse and neglect
Christeson, William, 2006
Chicago, IL: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Illinois.

An overview of research examining the preventive relationship between quality pre-kindergarten education and later outcomes of child abuse, neglect, and crime as children develop into adults

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Alabama's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Alabama?s future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Alaska's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Alaska's future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Arizona's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Arizona's future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Arkansas? safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest In Kids.

An argument for the cost-effectiveness of increased investment in quality pre-kindergarten programs in Arkansas, based on a review of findings from studies examining the beneficial effects of such programs on children?s school readiness and future criminal activity

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in California?s safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California, June, 2006
Oakland, CA: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids California.

An argument for the cost-effectiveness of increased investment in quality pre-kindergarten programs in California, based on a review of findings from studies examining the beneficial effects of such programs on children?s school readiness and future criminal activity

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: a critical investment in Colorado's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Colorado's future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Connecticut's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Connecticut's future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Delaware's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Delaware's future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Florida's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Florida's future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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Preventing crime with pre-kindergarten: A critical investment in Georgia's safety
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, June, 2006
Washington, DC: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

A research brief reviewing previous research demonstrating that quality prekindergarten programs help reduce Georgia's future crime rates but that inadequate funding reduces program accessibility for at risk children

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