Pre-School Fast Facts
Vanderbilt Study Confirms Benefits of Preschool
Children who attended state-funded prekindergarten classes in 14 Tennessee school districts gained an average of 82 percent more on early literacy and math skills than comparable children who did not attend, according to researchers from the Peabody Research Institute at Vanderbilt University.
The initial results are from the first rigorous longitudinal study that has been conducted on the effects of public prekindergarten attendance on a statewide scale. Read More
As of the application deadline February 28, 2012, Preschool Advantage had received sixty applications for tuition assistance next year. Applications that arrived after the deadline will be considered for the wait list. Read More
Applications can be downloaded from our website or obtained by calling (973) 532-2501.
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The True Cost of High School Drop Outs
By HENRY M. LEVIN and CECILIA E. ROUSE
(This op-ed piece appeared in print on January 26, 2012 of The New York Times.)
“In 1970, the United States had the world’s highest rate of high school and college graduation. Today, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, we’ve slipped to No. 21 in high school completion and No. 15 in college completion, as other countries surpassed us in the quality of their primary and secondary education… Proven educational strategies to increase high school completion, like high-quality preschool, provide returns to the taxpayer that are as much as three and a half times their cost…” Read More
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