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Reforming formal education systems to include preschoolers

Preschool education has been shown to enhance children's later progress and performance in school. It is positively associated with reduced repetition and dropout rates, and therefore with lower education costs. Not surprisingly, improving access to preschools is becoming a common feature of education reform.