A full day calendar has since been restored, but the bigger classes remain in place, and low salaries have made it hard to retain teachers. In addition to the states that have moved toward universal pre-K, a handful of cities have implemented their own programs as well. One of the most notable is New York, where Mayor Bill de Blasio campaigned on a promise of universal pre-kindergarten when he ran in But Gov. By just its second school year, the program had achieved its initial enrollment goal. In contrast, Oklahoma uses programs like CAP Tulsa to target those families who need early education the most, and San Antonio gives preferential enrollment to families experiencing hardship.
Middle-class kids did too. That stands in contrast to other studies, however, which have found little evidence that universal pre-K actually has any benefit for middle- or upper-class children. While Fuller advocates for a less-universal, more targeted pre-K approach, others question the efficacy of preschool at all. Established in , it now serves nearly three-quarters of a million 3- and 4-year-olds. There have been a multitude of studies of the program over the decades.
Much of the research indicates that while Head Start does help with educational attainment in the short term, those advantages eventually fizzle out. One definite benefit of Head Start seems to be increased parental involvement.
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But she said there are only so many dollars to go around. Share Share. Hawaii governor offers roadmap for universal preschool. Community programs have lost students and staff to Chicago Public Schools, which offers union-level pay and summer breaks. This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. Stanley Chang.
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