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The Condition of Education 2014

Participation in Education

Preprimary Enrollment

From 1990 to 2012, the percentage of 3- to 5-year-olds enrolled in preprimary programs increased from 59 to 64 percent. The percentage of these children who attended full-day programs increased from 39 to 60 percent during this period.

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Percentage of 3-, 4-, and 5-year-old children enrolled in preprimary programs: Selected years, October 1990–2012

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS).