Strong Start Tucson

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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


The Current State of Scientific Knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten Effects 

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 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.