Early Care and Education Quality and Child Outcomes

Peg Burchinal, Kirsten Kainz, Karen Cai, Kathryn Tout, Martha Zaslow, Ivelisse Martinez-Beck, & Colleen Rathgeb
May, 2009

This research brief reports on the findings of coordinated analyses examining the strength of associations between early childhood program quality and children’s development in the multiple research studies and to reflect on the implications for policy, programs, and the measurement of quality.