TOP Longitudinal Study

Partially funded by the Kansas Children’s Cabinet and Trust Fund’s Early Childhood Block Grant, The Opportunity Project Early Learning Centers (TOP) currently educates over 700 young children at three sites in Wichita, KS. With a commitment to the continuous improvement of quality early childhood education, researchers conducted a seven-year study tracking children’s success in school after TOP graduation. This case study aims to show the importance of strategic evaluation and its vital role in demonstrating the long-term impact of quality early learning.

TOP Full Report (2016)