Universal Preschool and the Achievement Gap!

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Recently the President’s speech called for universal preschool programs. He went into detail about the achievement gap among children as young as age 3. Nine states and the District of Columbia fund universal prekindergarten programs for 4-year-olds, and most states fund some preschool for low-income families.

Does it surprise you that the benefits of receiving preschool programming are best measured in how much better kids do as adults? Can universal preschool close the achievement gap? Read more at The Washington Post (2/13)