Accepted for Publication: October 14, 2013.
Published Online: January 27, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4643.
Study concept and design: Huang, Sherraden.
Acquisition of data: Kim, Clancy.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Huang, Sherraden, Kim.
Drafting of the manuscript: Huang, Kim, Clancy.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Sherraden, Kim, Clancy.
Statistical analysis: Huang, Kim.
Obtained funding: Sherraden, Clancy.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Sherraden, Clancy.
Study supervision: Sherraden.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported by the Ford Foundation and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We especially value our partnership with the state of Oklahoma: Ken Miller, PhD, MBA, BA, State Treasurer; Scott Meacham, JD, MBA, BA, former State Treasurer; Tim Allen, BS, Deputy Treasurer for Communications and Program Administration; and James Wilbanks, PhD, former Director of Revenue and Fiscal Policy. We appreciate the contributions of staff at RTI International. The Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan Program Manager, TIAA-CREF, has also been a valuable partner. At the Center for Social Development, Mark Schreiner, PhD, Yunju Nam, PhD, and Nora Wikoff, MSW, assisted in managing the survey data and numerous staff members contributed to the SEED OK research and program management over several years. Drs Schreiner and Nam, Sandy Beverly, PhD, and Ramesh Raghavan, PhD, MD, provided careful review and insightful comments, and Chris Leiker, MA, contributed editorial assistance. As consultants of the SEED OK study, Drs Schreiner, Nam, and Beverly received financial compensation for their work.