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Research Shows High-Quality Pre-K Can Pay Off, Now Let’s Deliver It

Monday, February 11, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Karen Hartenstein
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According to research, the difference in learning resources both within and outside the home for children growing up in low-income households and children from more affluent homes is associated, on average, with gaps in their cognitive development that can increase with each passing year–unless children have early access to high-quality learning opportunities.
Preschool programs have the potential to help equalize what children have the chance to learn, preparing all children for success in the classroom and beyond and having a particularly powerful impact on children from low-income households. 

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