Large-Scale Study Shows Power of Pre-K

Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, Press Release, March 6, 2014

Scientists from UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) today reported that Georgia’s Pre-K Program produces significant positive outcomes for children, regardless of family income level or English language skills. FPG’s research on nearly 1,200 children reveals strong results in language, literacy, math, and general knowledge for students enrolled in the state’s universal pre-k program…..
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Effects of Georgia’s Pre-K Program on Children’s School Readiness Skills Findings from the 2012–2013 Evaluation Study
Source: Ellen S. Peisner-Feinberg, Jennifer M. Schaaf, Doré R. LaForett, Lisa M. Hildebrandt, John Sideris, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, March 2014
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