This article shares the story of how court-mandated pre-school in disadvantaged districts in New Jersey helped students and their teachers close the achievement gap between disadvantaged children and their more advantaged peers.Source:
Lisa Jacobson, Education DIVE, March 9, 2018Description:
"Twenty years ago, the New Jersey Supreme Court mandated that 31 of the state’s most disadvantaged school districts offer free preschool to all 3- and 4-year-olds. The decision in Abbott v. Burke to include preschool as a remedy in a school finance case set a precedent that justices in North Carolina, South Carolina and several other states soon began to follow."Read the full article here!