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Monday, January 18, 2016

In LA, Many Latino Children Are Missing Out On Preschool

Norwalk mom, Ana Martin, with her 2-year-old son, Sebastian, wait outside a local elementary school to pick up her older children after school. She hopes Sebastian will be able to enroll in preschool when he turns 3. DEEPA FERNANDES / KPCC

Norwalk mom, Ana Martin, with her 2-year-old son, Sebastian, wait outside a local elementary school to pick up her older children after school. She hopes Sebastian will be able to enroll in preschool when he turns 3. (Deepa Fernandes / KPCC)

A new report from the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development finds the United States ranks poorly among developed nations in the number of 4-year-olds enrolled in preschool. In Los Angeles, it’s mostly Latino kids who are missing out on early education. Deepa Fernandes from KPCC reports.

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