Trends in the Use of Early Care and Education, 1995-2011: Descriptive Analysis of Child Care Arrangements from National Survey Data. Full- and Part-Day Preschool by Selected Demographic Characteristics


Finally, we examined participation in full- versus part-time preschool enrollment using CPS data.  The percentage of three- and four-year old children in part- and full-day preschool were similar and did not change greatly in the period from 1995 to 2011.  Full-day preschool enrollment among children ages three and four increased slightly from 22 to 24 percent, while part-day preschool remained unchanged (Figure 29; CPS Table 1.7).

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