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Philly Goes to School; Lessons in Inclusive, Universal Pre-K

To outsiders, Oklahoma may seem like an odd place to look for a shining example of public education policy.

This deep-red state has seen numerous cuts to public education funding over the last 30 years; stagnant teacher salaries over the past decade; and most recently a heated election cycle dominated by the aftermath of a massive statewide teacher strike. But Oklahoma also happens to lead the country in one particular public-education initiative: state-funded universal pre-Kindergarten.