TITLE

ARKANSAS PRE-K PROGRAM PAID OFF IN FUTURE COST SAVINGS

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Report on Preschool Programs;Aug2009, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study on the state funded preschool education program in Arkansas. It is stated that the states that were worried about the high cost of funded pre-K programs were surprised by the benefits of the Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) pre-kindergarten program. According to the first-ever statewide study, Arkansas' pre-K investment yielded $2.32 dollars for every $1 state leaders allocated for the ABC pre-K program for at-risk children.
ACCESSION #
43969579

 

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