Contra Costa Ready for Universal Preschool

obamab_preschoolDuring last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama became the first president to propose what advocates, economists, and early care professionals have been saying for decades: Make high-quality preschool available to every child in America!

In California, about half of low-income 3- and 4-year-olds do not attend preschool, and even fewer attend high-quality preschool. As the President said, “for poor kids who need help the most, this lack of access to preschool education can shadow them for the rest of their lives.”

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