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Understanding Childhood Issues & Highlighting Them
The Promise of Preschool, 2006
May 01, 2006
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Tens of thousands of California’s 4-year-olds are not enrolled in preschool, ranking California 37th in the nation in preschool enrollment. But pioneering communities throughout the state are working to meet the demand for preschool in their neighborhoods. The achievements of these innovative local efforts indicate the future success of a statewide quality preschool system.
This report profiles 10 innovative, local preschool efforts. These efforts serve as models for developing a much-needed statewide system. Furthermore, they demonstrate the demand for more high-quality preschool opportunities throughout the state.