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Free preschool shows strong early gains,
but long-term questions remain

Irina Antonio, left, and Aedan Pavey discuss the books they're reading in a pre-K class in Tulsa, Okla. Oklahoma has produced results attracting national attention and could be a blueprint for Seattle. But after 16 years the long-term outcomes raise almost as many questions as they answer.

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Irina Antonio, left, and Aedan Pavey discuss the books they're reading in a pre-K class in Tulsa, Okla. Oklahoma has produced results attracting national attention and could be a blueprint for Seattle. But after 16 years the long-term outcomes raise almost as many questions as they answer.

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