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Author: Lukes, Dylan J.
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1. Pages, Remy
Lukes, Dylan J.
Bailey, Drew H.
Duncan, Greg J.
Elusive Longer-Run Impacts of Head Start: Replications Within and Across Cohorts
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis published online (24 August 2020): DOI: 10.3102/0162373720948884.
Also: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.3102/0162373720948884
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79, NLSY79 Young Adult
Publisher: American Educational Research Association
Keyword(s): Earnings; Head Start; Life Course; Skill Formation

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Using an additional decade of data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 Children and Young Adults (CNLSY), this study replicated and extended Deming's evaluation of Head Start's life cycle skill formation impacts in three ways. Extending the measurement interval for Deming's adulthood outcomes, we found no statistically significant impacts on earnings and mixed evidence of impacts on other adult outcomes. Applying Deming's sibling comparison framework to more recent birth cohorts born to CNLSY mothers revealed mostly negative Head Start impacts. Combining all cohorts showed generally null impacts on school-age and early adulthood outcomes.
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Pages, Remy, Dylan J. Lukes, Drew H. Bailey and Greg J. Duncan. "Elusive Longer-Run Impacts of Head Start: Replications Within and Across Cohorts." Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis published online (24 August 2020): DOI: 10.3102/0162373720948884.