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Dallas Earns Top Award For Pre-K Program

December 13, 2019

Dallas Earns Top Award For Pre-K Program

The Dallas Independent School District just earned a gold medal for its high-quality prekindergarten program. The National Institute for Early Education Research studied 40 different big city pre-K programs across the country to issue the ratings.

To earn a gold rating from the institute, a pre-K program has to meet at least eight of 10 quality standards, and Dallas did. For example, lead pre-K teachers are specially trained to teach preschoolers, and the staff-to-student ratio is 1-to-10 or better.

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