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Opinion: Preschool ed is expensive, ineffective


October 28, 2003
AccessAssessmentOutcomesState & LocalUniversal and Targeted
Dr. Karen R. Effrem
Pioneer Press, St. Paul, MN

These programs are very expensive and do not work. The state of Georgia found that despite universal preschool for 4-year-olds, there were no differences in standardized test scores between children receiving preschool and those who did not and no changes in scores since before implementation.