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90.3 WBHM For many students, Pre-K education makes the difference between early elementary school success and failure. And while Pre-K enrollment is growing across the nation, it's growing twice as fast in the South. But Christine Jessel of the Southern Education Desk reports that cash-strapped Southern states are left holding a big bill in economic tough times, and that makes the fledgling programs an easy target for legislative budget cuts.

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~ Christine Jessel, March 19, 2013

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