Thursday, June 19, 2008

Neediest Aren't In Best Preschools

Joanne Jacobs cites to a study which reports that the neediest kids are not in the top quality pre-schools.

Forgive me for being optuse but DUH!!!.

Look top quality preschools cost money (and I know this for a fact). By definition low-income, poorly educated mothers don't have the income (hense the term "low-income") to pay for a high quality preschool. Those mothers who do send their children to Head Start programs get some benefit, but top quality pre-schools, which are by necessity private businesses for the most part, come with a top quality price-tag.

You didn't need a big massive study to tell you that.

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