Prekindergarteners Left Behind: Expulsion Rates in State Prekindergarten Programs
This brief summarizes the first study ever conducted on the rate of expulsion in prekindergarten programs.
Children expelled from prekindergarten are much more likely to be ill-prepared for kindergarten and elementary school, and are likely to be among those most at risk for school failure.
Learn more about how prekindergarten students are expelled at a rate more than three times that of their older peers in K-12 grades. This report includes data for the nation as a whole as well as data for the 40 states that fund prekindergarten. The findings are based on data collected in the National Prekindergarten Study (NPS).
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Crystal Hardy-Flowers, Founder and Director of Little Flowers Early Childhood and Development Center, speaks at the "What's Behind Preschool Expulsion" Congressional briefing, held on June 11, 2015.
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Claire Lerner, Senior Parenting Advisor at ZERO TO THREE, shares Charlie's story about preschool expulsion at the "What's Behind Preschool Expulsion" Congressional briefing, held on June 11, 2015.