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5 reasons you should enroll your kid in preschool

June 8, 2016
Paulette Parker
State of Opportunity

In the fall, my youngest daughter will start preschool.Even though the thought of dropping her off and leaving her with strangers for the first time in her life causes me angst, I plan to fight through it.

But I’d be lying if I said I haven’t considered if she even needs to go. I mean, is preschool itself really necessary? We’ve told you about research that suggests preschool can close the achievement gap between disadvantaged students and their more affluent peers.

Here are five other reasons you should consider enrolling your child in a high-quality early education program: