Cleveland Schools Aim to Boost Enrollment in High-Quality Preschools

ideastream | March 11, 2014

The plan is called PRE4CLE, and the goal is to enroll 2,000 more four-year-olds into preschool programs considered high quality.

The plan increases preschool class sizes, while adding teaching assistants to keep the student-to-teacher ratio down. It also includes teacher training to bump up the number of programs considered high quality.

Marcia Egbert with the Gund Foundation said two things standing in the way of enrolling in preschool now are distance and price.

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