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Document Number: 9852

Preschool Programs Can Boost School Readiness - In its more recent study of state-funded pre-k programs in Tulsa, Oklahoma, researchers from Georgetown University examined the impact of the Tulsa Public School (TPS) program relative to Head Start programs. The study found that participation in the TPS pre-k program was a more powerful predictor of cognitive gains than any other demographic factor. Moreover, participants in TPS programs showed greater gains in early reading and writing than those in Head Start programs. (Science Magazine, June 2008)...

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