The Pre-K Pinch
Early Education and the Middle Class
- Pre-K Now
- November 3, 2008
For far too many middle-class families, the very program proven to help all young children enter school ready to learn and succeed is beyond their reach.
This report revealed that eligibility requirements and prohibitively high costs lead such families to sacrifice basic household needs to pay for early education and care for their children, or to settle for low-quality options with unproven benefits.