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Pre-K report finds enrollment dropped, funding increased in 2013




Preschoolers take part in a drawing exercise at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy's Burlington Campus on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
Preschoolers take part in a drawing exercise at Camino Nuevo Charter Academy's Burlington Campus on Wednesday, Jan. 8.
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Universal preschool has gotten national attention and bipartisan support, but a new report out today raises concerns about the quality and access to pre-K education for most 3- and 4-year-olds.

The "State Preschool Yearbook" is put out each year by national education nonprofit, the National Institute for Early Education Research, and this year's addition also takes stock of state-funded preschool over the last decade.

Here to tell us more is Steve Barnett, Director of National Institute for Early Education Research.