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Monday, May 14, 2007

Starting early

Posted By on Mon, May 14, 2007 at 5:59 AM

The LA Times reported in depth on a study last week showing that Southern states, including Arkansas, have led the country in expanding pre-school classes, particularly for low-income children. Great, right? Some say yes. But some say more attention still needs to be paid to what comes after pre-school, where standards are not always high enough. The South's dropout rate, for example, remains high.

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