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Story by Zoe Naylor / Contributing Writer A new study has found that children who attend public pre-kindergarten have lower test scores, more behavioral issues and worse attendance than those who do not. Researcher Dale Farran, Interim Director of the Peabody Research Institute at Vanderbilt University, designed an experiment where low-income children in Tennessee would be randomly …

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Story by Caroline Culver/ Contributing Writer The sun shines down brightly, and the wind whips through a parking lot filled with only four cars. Soon, there will be more. It’s April 21, a Tuesday, and four pre-K teachers and assistants gather in the front parking lot of their Ashland City, Tennessee elementary school. East Cheatham …