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Document Number: 9858

Long-term Effects of the North Carolina More at Four Pre-kindergarten Program: Children’s Reading and Math Skills at Third Grades - In this report by The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, researchers found that low-income third graders in North Carolina’s pre-k program, More at Four, had higher reading and math scores than those not enrolled. While a similar difference was not found among higher-income children, participation in the program is reported to narrow the test-score gap between low- and high-income third graders by 24 percent to 37 percent. (Ellen S. Peisner-Feinberg and Jennifer M. Schaaf, University of North Carolina, October 2010)...


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