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Preschool enrollment in Silicon Valley has declined, while holding steady in California and the United States.
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Preschool Enrollment
Percentage of the Population 3 to 4 Years of Age Enrolled in School
Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, California, and the United States
Note:

Data includes enrollment in private and public schools for children three to four years of age.

Data source:
U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey
Analysis:

Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Third grade English-language arts proficiency varies by race and ethnicity.
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Third Grade English-Language Arts Proficiency
by Race/Ethnicity
Silicon Valley, 2013
Data source:
California Department of Education
Analysis:

Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Public school enrollment rates grow as private school enrollment takes a hit
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Relative Growth in Public and Private School Enrollment
Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties
Data source:
California Department of Education
Analysis:
Collaborative Economics