January 17, 2013

How Important Is Preschool Really?

Melinda Moyer, Slate


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One morning last September, my husband dragged himself out of bed at 5 a.m. and rode his bike to a nearby preschool. The moonlit block was empty but for the first seeds of a sleepy line forming outside the school’s doors—he was the sixth person to join it. By 8 a.m., the line stretched all the way down the block and disappeared around the corner.

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TAGGED: Social Science, Sociology, Parenting, Education, Preschool

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