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August 11, 2014
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Foundations’ Efforts to Educate the Very Young Make Headway

Chris Guillen

Educare Learning Centers are a model of high-quality education for young children. But they are expensive, and they don’t reach everybody. Here, children in Tulsa, Okla., learn about composting.

As President Obama urged Congress to spend more on preschool programs for 4-year-olds during his State of the Union address in January, Barbara Reisman’s cellphone buzzed with congratulatory text messages from her kids.

The president’s remarks...

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