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Oregon ranks third in pre-K spending

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Oregon spends more money per student in its state-funded prekindergarten classes than almost every other state.  

Of the 39 states that have preschool programs, Oregon ranked 30th in enrollment, with about 6,000 children from low-income homes attending.
The state, however, spent $8,450 per child in 2010-11, trailing only New Jersey and Connecticut.
"Oregon has historically had a high-cost per child, but not enough kids engaged," said Duke Shepard, policy adviser to Gov. John Kitzhaber.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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