Preschool Education In The United States

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Our preschool system in the United States is flawed. I say this because as of 2015 preschools are not regulated by the government in the way that public schools are. The reason for this failure is that each state has its own individual common core regulations for their preschools. This causes serious variations in funding for each preschool in a state, so depending on where families live in the United States they can receive different prices and curriculum in preschool. This can be harmful to the kids and their families because if a family wants to send their child to a good preschool, they have to make a choice on whether they send their child to a good but expensive school, or to a poorer yet inexpensive preschool or if they even want their child to attend preschool. That then causes inconsistencies in children’s learning when they do finally get into a government…show more content…
The kids won't start on the same level and the teacher has to work harder to help the students who are behind which can affect the learning experience of students further ahead in their education. This is thee case here in Massachusetts. According to Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education title I “A district may reserve an amount from its total allocation for the purposes of a Title I preschool program for eligible children in the district” (Title I 1-4). “Title 1 is the nation’s oldest and largest federally funded program, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Annually, it provides over $14 billion to school systems across the country for students at risk of failure and living at or near poverty” (Title I funds). However these preschool don’t regulate the education level of the teacher like public

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