State Preschool Enrollment Inches Up, State Spending Drops

May 2011
Educational Marketer;5/23/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p1
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The article reports on the increasing enrollment in state-supported preschool programs, which rose by 27,000 children to 1.3 million children in the U.S. in 2010. According to the State of Preschool 2010 report, fourteen states have raised the percentage of 3- and 4- year olds who are enrolled in state PreK programs by at least 1 percentage point. States cut around 30 million dollars in preschool spending to 5.4 billion dollars in 2010.


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