State funding for preschool decreased by more than $500 million in the 2011-2012 school year, the largest single-year drop since the National Institute for Early Education Research began tracking statistics since 2002.
President Barack Obama’s ambitious plan to expand preschool programs comes as one out of every 13 students already in Head Start classrooms is at risk of being kicked out if lawmakers don’t sidestep a budget meltdown.
A child’s education shapes his or her future. Beginning the learning process at a young age is crucial to development, but with countless preschools in the D.C. area, finding the right fit can be traumatic for little ones. Do your research to guarantee the right fit, but start here with the best and most affordable preschools in the area.