N.C. school officials credit pre-K programs for high math scores

12/12/2012 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

North Carolina fourth-graders are among the top eight school systems around the world who scored higher than the test and U.S. national average on international tests of math and science achievement, according to the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study released this week by the National Center for Education Statistics. School officials credit early-childhood education as a major contributor to students' higher achievement in mathematics.

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