Seattle’s preschool program gets silver medal in nationwide Pre-k program review

By Dahlia Bazzaz, Seattle Times

If Seattle’s preschool program continues to grow, it could soon be in the highest echelon of Pre-K programs in the country, according to a report released this week.

Seattle beat out all 39 other large U.S. cities assessed for their program quality — but earned only a silver medal in the report, which was written by researchers at Rutgers University’s renowned National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), and the nonprofit policy advocacy group CityHealth (a joint initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente.)

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