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Author(s):Oshyn, K., and Newland, L
Title:Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Organization:Equality and Education, a Century Foundation project
Short Description:Political momentum is building for universal preschool as Americans recognize the need to raise the academic achievement and social skills of their children and to support working parents.
Annotation:States are increasingly recognizing the need for broad access to preschool education. In 2005, forty states funded some form of preschool, mostly targeted to low-income and at-risk children. Political momentum is building for universal preschool as Americans recognize the need to raise the academic achievement and social skills of their children and to support working parents.
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Early Childhood Education/School Readiness
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Preparation/College Readiness

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