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Children who attended a full-day preschool program had higher scores on measures of school readiness skills increased attendance, and reduced chronic absences compared to children who attended part-day preschool
We know that children who attend formal preschool programs in industrialized nations benefit in many ways.
Preschool children with relatively poor language skills improve more if they are placed in classrooms with high-achieving students, a new study found.
Retired PA generals cite poor educational achievement as a threat to national security, say cuts to pre-k programs in Pittsburgh could worsen problem PITTSBURGH, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military service is out of reach for the vast majority of young adults in Pittsburgh, according to a new report released today by MISSION: READINESS, a national security nonprofit group composed of more than 200 retired generals and admirals, including ten from Pennsylvania.
The Child-Parent Center (CPC) early education program is a large-scale, federally funded intervention providing services for disadvantaged 3- to 9-year-olds in Chicago.
As more states consider universal preschool programs, a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar suggests that two years of pre-K is beneficial â€“ although more time should be spent on teaching certain skills.
State-funded preschool programs have historically enrolled low-income children, aiming to help them start school on a footing closer to nonpoor youngsters.
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