Does Pre-K make any difference?

Does Pre-K make any difference?

Friday, October 16, 2015

A newly released study out of Vanderbilt University's Peabody Research Institute has put the merits of Voluntary Prekindergarten under the microscope. The results of this first-round evaluation raise major concerns and beg for a deeper dive into the world of pre-K. While early education typically gets high marks from experts in the field, according to this new study, “There’s still no evidence that children benefit cognitively from preschool.” Learn more here on how our region rates in two of the leading indicators in education -- pre-K participation and student performance on Grade 3 reading.