Many Oregon kids aren’t in preschool; Statewide, affordability is issue

Statewide, affordability is issue: In Bend, there’s lack of space, too.

A high percentage of Oregon’s 3- and 4-year-olds aren’t attending preschool, according to a 2017 report offering an overview of kids’ well-being across the nation. Experts say affordability is likely the biggest cause for lack of enrollment. In Bend, limited space is an issue too.

Source: Many Oregon kids aren’t in preschool; Statewide, affordability is issue: In Bend, there’s lack of space, too