MECK Pre-K Blog

MECK Pre-K Blog

Welcome to the MECK Pre-K Blog.
Check back regularly for relevant information on MECK Pre-K and Early Education.

Top Reasons Your Child Should Attend Pre-K

Top Reasons Your Child Should Attend Pre-K

Are you uncertain about whether or not to enroll your child in a pre-k program? To help you make an informed decision that you can feel confident about, we’ve created a list of the top reasons your child should attend pre-k.

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What is the Cost Savings of Public Pre-K?

What is the Cost Savings of Public Pre-K?

Early childhood education is a critical part of a child’s academic, mental, emotional, and social development. Early childhood education also encourages children to communicate, create, cooperate, and think critically, which are important skills to help them succeed in life as they get older.

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What Do Children Need to Know Before Starting Kindergarten?

What Do Children Need to Know Before Starting Kindergarten?

Kindergarten is an exciting time for families across the country. It’s a massive step for any child, as they’ll be away from their parents longer than ever before. They are developing skills and learning new concepts at a faster pace than they did at home.

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New Study on the Benefits of Early Education

New Study on the Benefits of Early Education

This summer, the Becker Friedman Institute released a new study about the benefits of early education. The paper studies benefits among participants in a high-quality early childhood education program…

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Is Pre-K Really Worth It?

Is Pre-K Really Worth It?

Pre-kindergarten is an optional program that parents can enroll their children in, usually at age four and during the school year preceding kindergarten. Many parents opt to have their kids skip pre-k entirely, usually in an effort to save money. 

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What Do Children Learn in Pre-K?

What Do Children Learn in Pre-K?

Pre-k offers children many new opportunities for learning and friendship. Meeting other kids and making friends is part of the fun, though they also develop some practical skills…

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Is Pre-K required?

Is Pre-K required?

In brief, the answer is no in the state of North Carolina. Pre-kindergarten in the US usually starts at age four or five, though the education requirements vary by state. Even though our state doesn’t require pre-k enrollment…

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What Age Does Pre-K Start?

What Age Does Pre-K Start?

Enrolling your child in a pre-k program is an exciting and somewhat nerve-wracking time for any parent or guardian, especially if it’s your first child. You may be wondering…

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