San Antonio’s Pre-K 4 SA has been held up as a model for the kind of prekindergarten education that gives children a solid, academic start. The program is funded through a citywide sales tax and its finishing its third year. Is the program living up to its promise?
At the Pre-K 4 SA Eastside Education Center 4-year olds are welcoming a group of visitors with a song. The kids getting their first taste of school in a program operated by the city and paid for with a 1/8 cent sales tax.
The school ’s director Janice Hammonds, leads the tour.