Why Pre-K?

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Pre-K Impact on Students

High-quality Pre-K is a proven intervention to achieve educational equity

Short-Term Impacts

  • Increased vocabulary, literacy and numeracy
  • Increased kindergarten and first grade school readiness
  • Increased standardized test scores in EL, MS and HS
  • Increased attendance in middle and high school
  • Decreased special education placements and grade retention
  • Decreased racial academic achievement gaps

Long-Term Impacts

  • Increased likelihood of completing high school
  • Increased likelihood of enrolling in college
  • Increased likelihood of employment
  • Achieve 25% more lifetime earnings
  • Decreased likelihood of relying on public assistance
  • Decreased likelihood of incarceration
  • Decreased likelihood of requiring special education services