Our Community Is Ready - Special Report
Strong Start Tucson (SST) seeks to build on the success of publicly-supported models in many local municipalities around the country including Denver, West Sacramento and San Antonio. Here is an overview of how local communities found a way to fund access to quality early education. Publicly Funded Pre-K programs overview
A Pre-Kindergarten Task Force of interdisciplinary scientists reviewed the evidence on the impact of state-funded pre-kindergarten programs. Members included: Deborah A. Phillips of Georgetown University, Mark W. Lipsey of Vanderbilt University, Kenneth A. Dodge of Duke University, Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution, Daphna Bassok of the University of Virginia, Margaret R. Burchinal of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Greg J. Duncan of the University of California-Irvine, Mark Dynarski of the Brookings Institution, Katherine A. Magnuson of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Christina Weiland of the University of Michigan.