Mike Carpenter

Mike Carpenter, executive director of Tennesseans for Quality Early Education, is a former executive director of Plough Foundation and a former Shelby County Commission member.

Study confirms value of Tennessee Voluntary Pre-K

By Published: September 06, 2019 4:00 AM CT

With news that nearly two-thirds of Tennessee's public school third graders are not proficient in reading or math, researchers report that the combination of Voluntary Pre-K and quality K-3 is a way to improve academic outcomes. 


Education Pre-K Vanderbilt University

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