Increasing Pre-K Enrollment Through Collaboration

Too often, public school districts are seen as competitors for a market share of students. But district leaders across Dallas County recognized that increased participation in early education benefited the entire community, and came together to pursue a first-of-its-kind collaboration to advertise Pre-K access for low-income students across the county. Enrollment rates now surpass the state's. The county's early education leaders discuss how you can replicate this model in your community.

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Yesenia Cardoza Ramirez

Dallas Independent School District

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Babetta Hemphill

Garland Independent School District

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Chelsea Jeffery

Early Matters Dallas