Educational reformers are facing a serious dilemma with the proposition of universal free preschool. Research shows that disadvantaged students will benefit from academic improvement and an increase in the quality of parental involvement they receive, but when preschool becomes free for all , many parents that can afford private will switch their children over to public, causing an overcrowding and an increase cost to taxpayers. It would seem as though the best solution would be to find a happy medium; an alternative that can obtain positive impacts for both social groups.
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