WASHINGTON — Want your child to go to a state-funded pre-K program? Choose your home state wisely. A new report to be released Tuesday finds wide disparities in the number of spots available for publicly funded preschool programs. A whopping … Continue reading
Around the country, 30 governors are proposing the expansion of preschool programs in their states. But what makes a pre-K program sufficiently educational? And how will the U.S. pay for these programs? Special correspondent John Tulenko of Learning Matters examines the debate over the value and the cost.
Education correspondent John Merrow reports on a Chicago program that targets high-risk, low-income young children before they begin falling behind in school. Continue reading