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Report: Pre-k enrollment high in South

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According to the report, research makes clear more than one year of early intervention can benefit children, particularly those in most need; however, few states have taken steps to open state-funded pre-k to three year olds except for those with disabilities, generally because of funding restraints. In 2006, only two percent of three year olds in the southern region were enrolled in a state-funded pre-k program, compared to 33 percent of four year olds.

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