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Chalkbeat: Mayor de Blasio touts higher test scores for NYC students in universal pre-K

August 22, 2019

Five years after launching the nation’s largest expansion of pre-kindergarten, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio can now boast about test score benefits for children who participated.

Students who attended Pre-K for All programs in the 2014-15 school year outperformed their peers who were not on this year’s New York state exams, according to city officials.

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