Why Do the Pacific States Lag in Early Childhood Education?

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The Education Week Research Center recently created a composite “Early Education Index”, and applied their measure to each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia. Source: http://www.edweek.org/media/education-week-early-education-index-2015.pdf A state’s overall index score is an unweighted average of eight indicators of early education. No states mandate preschool attendance, and most 3- and 4-year-olds are not enrolled. For 2015 the … Read More