Mandel School’s Robert Fischer explains findings on importance of preschool

Ohio can and should beef up funding for early-childhood education

The Plain Dealer: A report from the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development found that children entering Cleveland schools with quality preschool training scored significantly higher on kindergarten readiness than those without. “The fact is that preschool is delivering children far better prepared to engage school is a huge positive outcome,” said Robert Fischer, co-director of the center.