Infographic: We’re Getting Beat on Preschool

Early education in the United States seriously lags behind programs in other nations. The United States must increase investment in early education to improve the accessibility and quality of our preschools.

See also: The United States Is Far Behind Other Countries on Pre-K; Interactive Map: The United States Is Getting Beat on Preschool

This infographic contains a correction.

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Juliana Herman is a Policy Analyst with the Education Policy team at the Center for American Progress. Sasha Post is Special Advisor to CAP President and CEO Neera Tanden. Scott O’Halloran was an intern with the Education team at the Center.

*Correction, May 2, 2013: This infographic incorrectly stated the percent enrollment of 3-year-olds in Sweden, Australia, Korea, and Germany, as well as the percent of preschool funding in Iceland that is private. The current version of the infographic contains the corrected numbers.

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Juliana Herman

Education Policy Analyst

Sasha Post