Inadequate preschooling is causing Michigan students to fall behind early, making it harder to develop the talented workforce needed for the state to be competitive, business leaders said Wednesday. A coalition of companies and organizations urged government policymakers to erase a shortage of preschooling for underprivileged children, saying about one-third of the state’s pupils leave kindergarten ill-prepared to begin first grade. Roughly 70 percent of Michigan’s fourth-grade students are not proficient readers, meaning those deprived of early education are not catching up, the Children’s Leadership Council of Michigan said.
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