equity

Could universal pre-K work in New Hanover County?

Jan 11, 2021
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There are close to forty-four hundred preschool students in licensed programs in New Hanover County, but that represents just 37% of pre-K aged children. The county has been asked to consider universal pre-K, but there are barriers to expanding.

Benjamin Schachtman

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