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Author Karoly, Lynn A., 1961-
Title Early childhood interventions : proven results, future promise / Lynn A. Karoly, M. Rebecca Kilburn, Jill S. Cannon.
Published Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2005.
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 Floor2  HV741 .K34 2005    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xxxii, 167 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-167).
Contents Disparities in early childhood and the associated consequences. The promise of early childhood interventions -- Strategies for intervention. Theoretical foundations of early childhood intervention. Strategies for early childhood intervention. Strategies for program evaluation. Early childhood intervention programs with rigorous evaluations and strong evidence to date. Taxonomy of selected early childhood intervention programs -- What works in early childhood intervention programs. Outcomes improved by early childhood intervention programs. Magnitude of the effects. Features associated with more effective programs -- The economics of early childhood interventions. Potential economic benefits of early childhood interventions. Benefit-cost studies of early childhood interventions. Other economic and noneconomic benefits of early childhood interventions. Strengths and limitations of economic evidence -- Conclusions.
Subject Children with social disabilities -- Services for -- United States.
Children with social disabilities -- Services for -- United States -- Evaluation.
Child welfare -- United States -- Evaluation.
Early childhood education -- United States.
Child care services -- United States.
Public welfare -- United States.
Related Names Kilburn, M. Rebecca.
Cannon, Jill S.
ISBN 0833038362 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 61211266