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Friday, May 15, 2009

Does Universal Preschool Improve Learning?

The Heritage Foundation has a new backgrounder asking, "Does Universal Preschool Improve Learning?"  

The short answer is NO.  For the long answer, they examine universal preschool programs in Oklahoma and Georgia, finding substantial costs, but virtually no long-term academic benefits.  Click here for the PDF version.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


As a former educator of 34 years, I can vouch that preschool education and kindergarten are a waste of time. Kids need to be home with mom, sans television.

WC Beaver