Students Who Were Part of Tennessee Pre-K Program Continue to Trail Peers Who Weren’t, Study Shows

Chalkbeat Tennessee| Marta W. Aldrich

“The study’s lead author, Dale Farran, said her team’s jarring findings should jumpstart conversations about whether early child care and education are headed in the right direction in the United States.”

Aldrich reviews the results of an ongoing study which shows that disadvantaged children who attended Tennessee’s public pre-K program years ago are still proceeding worse in school than their peers who did not participate.

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