Early Education Researchers Give Georgia High Marks for Lottery-funded Pre-K Programs

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Friday, April 19th, 2024

A new report on U.S. pre-K programs ranked Georgia 9th in the nation for the percentage of 4-year-olds enrolled at 56%, but 25th for state spending per child at $5,646.

Researchers with the National Institute for Early Education Research found that Georgia meets eight out of 10 quality benchmarks and predicted a nearly $100 million increase in pre-K spending awaiting Gov. Brian Kemp’s signature will give Georgia youngsters a good head start.

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