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Shortage of Preschools in Southland Grows

July 19, 2002
Pat Berman
Los Angeles Times

The availability of space in quality child-care centers is shrinking in some of California’s major urban areas, as the growing population of children outstrips efforts to increase access, according to a new study by University of California and Stanford researchers. The report focuses on the availability of preschools and child-care centers as opposed to home-based child care because research increasingly finds that center-based care boosts learning and social development.