Education

Preschool access varies wildly across L.A. County and the state

File photo of a child in transitional kindergarten.
File photo of a child in transitional kindergarten.
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Seventy-one percent of 4-year-olds are enrolled in a licensed center or transitional kindergarten for at least half of the day. But access to those programs varies wildly in L.A. County and across the state.

That’s according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, and the American Institutes for Research (AIR), which breaks down pre-k access county by county.

Read more and take a look at maps that paint a fuller picture on LAist.