Part-time or half-day preschools pose a challenge for many working parents. Marko Poplasen/iStockphoto hide caption

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Preschool And Privilege: When Early Education Hinges On Parental Flexibility

As writer Jessica Grose prepares to send her child off to school for the first time, she faces a stark reality. Preschool schedules, she says, often require extreme flexibility from working parents.

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