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It Hasn’t Gotten Easier for Poor Kids to Catch Up

Jackie Mader

The Hechinger Report

Nov 16, 2017

"The kindergarten-readiness gap between low-income and high-income students has not closed in a generation, even though parents are more involved than ever in their children’s education and state-funded pre-K, nutrition programs, and prenatal care are more accessible now than in the late 1990s."