D.C. Gains Momentum in Boosting Opportunities for Students | Education Week

January 21, 2020
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On January 21, 2020, the Director of the D.C. Policy Center Education Policy Initiative, Chelsea Coffin, was quoted by Education Week:

“I think [the expansion of pre-K] got a lot of momentum for families to stay,” said Chelsea Coffin, the director of the education policy initiative at the D.C. Policy Center, a nonpartisan think tank in the city. “Everybody likes free child care, [so they stay] through kindergarten and then get used to the schools.”

Read more: D.C. Gains Momentum in Boosting Opportunities for Students | Education Week

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