At What Age Do Kids Start Preschool?


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Children typically begin preschool between the ages of three and five. Preschool is intended as preparation for primary school and may be privately funded or government subsidized.

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At What Age Do Kids Start Preschool?
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The necessity of preschool is a hotly debated topic, but most experts agree that it has many benefits for the child. A study conducted by the Carnegie Foundation found that children who were exposed to education during earlier years were better students at every grade level and were more likely to graduate from high school and college. The study also concluded that students who attend early education go on to be physically healthier and financially wealthier then their peers who did not attend preschool.

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