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10 June 2011

Preschool benefits last into adulthood

Children enrolled in a full-time preschool programme that sees them through elementary school have a better life 25 years later than children who were not in preschool do, researchers report.

Children enrolled in a full-time preschool programme that sees them through elementary school have a better life 25 years later than children who were not in preschool do, University of Minnesota researchers report.

Preschool also seemed to be especially beneficial for males and children from high-risk or impoverished families. The report was published in the journal Science.

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