Boosting the quality of preschool in Seattle could help children, and the city as a whole. A number of studies, including one from the ’60s, establish that potential. But there is no guarantee of success.
On Sunday and Monday, Education Lab published a series of three stories examining the merits and potential pitfalls of expanding subsidized pre-K in Seattle.
- Part I: Local proposals aim to improve children’s long-term well-being
- Part II: Strong early gains but long-term questions in Tulsa, Okla.
- Part III: Brain research delivers lessons on how kids learn
We’ve also offered several ways for readers to engage and interact around the topic of early learning: