Top 20 Resources

  1. Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects Toolkit View Toolkit

    Clicking the “Download” button will send a zip file to your computer’s Downloads folder. Professor Heckman’s recent research looks at the life outcomes of Perry Preschool participants at midlife, as well as outcomes of their children. After putting the data through a series of rigorous tests, Heckman finds that those children who participated in the…

  2. Make Your Case on Social Media: Sample Content View Page

    Make your case for early childhood development and education using these social media posts and links to relevant resources and research. The posts are divided up by topic to make it easy to find what you need. All posts meet the length requirements for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. You can even mix and match the…

  3. Research Presentation for Birth-to-Three Advocates View Presentation

    Professor Heckman’s research proves that starting earlier has the greatest returns. Birth-to-three advocates can use Heckman’s ROI to advance investments that begin at birth. This presentation includes a break down of Professor Heckman’s ECE research and the key policy implications.

  4. Research Summary: The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program View Summary

    This two-page summary discusses the key takeaways of Professor Heckman’s latest research, “The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program.” The research shows that high-quality birth-to-five programs for disadvantaged children can deliver a 13% per year return on investment—a rate substantially higher than the 7-10% return previously established for preschool programs serving 3- to…

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