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A Working Document on the Abecedarian Educational Program and its Probable Relationships to Child Outcome Behaviors


  • Joseph Sparling

    () (Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne)


The Abecedarian Approach is a suite of teaching and learning strategies that were developed for the Abecedarian Studies (the Abecedarian Project, CARE, and IHDP), three longitudinal investigations to test the power of high quality early childhood services to improve the later academic achievement of children from at-risk and under-resourced families.

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  • Joseph Sparling, 2011. "A Working Document on the Abecedarian Educational Program and its Probable Relationships to Child Outcome Behaviors," Working Papers 2011-042, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
  • Handle: RePEc:hka:wpaper:2011-042
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