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Map: Full-Day-Kindergarten Participation

Three-fourths of the nation's kindergartners attend full-day programs.

Map: Full-Day-Kindergarten Participation

Three-fourths of the nation's kindergartners attend full-day programs. Part-day enrollment remains particularly common in some western states. At least 80 percent of kindergarten students attend full-day in nearly half the states. In four states, on the other hand, full-day programs enroll less than 60 percent of those students.

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FUll-Day Kindergarten Participation Nationwide

Source: Education Week Research Center, 2015. Analysis of data from the Current Population Survey October Supplement (2009-2013) | Design: Linda Jurkowitz

A version of this article appeared in the January 07, 2015 edition of Education Week