Cleveland Preschool Quality-Improvement Effort Reports Early Gains

Education Week December 17, 2015

Cleveland, one of the more recent cities to get into the prekinderten game, released its first report on its new quality improvement program on Dec. 15. And though the report is not an effectiveness study, it does indicate that Cleveland’s model—called Pre4Cle—is another one that’s worth watching.

Unlike some city programs, Pre4Cle works directly with existing preschools and it is not focused on free tuition for every child. The organization’s staff (it’s a public-private partnership) has raised money to increase enrollment through tuition assistance for families and business-side investments for partners. Read more…

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