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Effects of Preschool on Educational Achievement


March 1, 2005
Economics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityOutcomesState & Local
Luis M. Laosa

Can current school reform policies like the No Child Left Behind Act close the achievement gap?

Summary

Can current school reform policies like the No Child Left Behind Act close the achievement gap? This paper addresses the origins of the achievement gap and the role prekindergarten can play in the public school system as it addresses the problem.