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Can Pre-K for Black Kids Help Close the Achievement Gap?

Free high quality pre-school can help lessen the learning gap, according to a new study. Researchers found that low-income kids enrolled in these programs not only had the same IQ as wealthier kids by the age of 3, but excelled even up to age 8, while wealthier kids were performing at a standard level.  

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