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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

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Sammons, P., Sylva, K., Melhuish, E., Siraj-Blatchford, I., Taggart, B., Hunt, S., & Jelicic, H.
Fact sheet
Publication Date: 
1 Aug 2008

Description: 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.