Preschool moves to the head of the class in Cleveland

Friday, March 14, 2014

An exciting partnership between the Cleveland schools and more than 30 local agencies to expand high-quality preschools may be the key to turning around the Cleveland public schools.

Now, Pre4Cle (preschool for Cleveland) program, which hopes to enroll 2,000 pre-K students in the next two years, needs the help of the most important partners of all: parents who make choosing top preschools and K-12 schools a priority. They can begin by contacting Starting Point at 216-575-0061.

For years, some members of the preschool partnership have been trying to promote effective preschools on their own -- Starting Point, a nonprofit agency, the county’s Invest in Children program and the Cleveland public schools deserve applause for being early pre-K advocates.

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