More on Pre-K

4-1-16: No April Fool’s Day prank, a News & Observer op-ed column by professors at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke argues that the study that found no lasting benefit to Tennessee’s Pre-K program is an outlier among studies, and should be treated as such. North Carolina Pre-K has reduced disparities, and kept numbers of children out of expensive special-education programs, they wrote. Samuel Odom and Kenneth Dodge also note that North Carolina spends a bit more per child in its Pre-K program, and may do a better job with early child care.