Idaho is one of 10 states that doesn't offer public preschool to children. Over the next few days we'll examine why the Gem State doesn't have free pre-k, what impact that's having on kids, and the current discussion around early childhood education in Idaho.
But first, here's a map that shows the 10 states without public preschool. The states shaded in coral don't offer preschool. One thing we noticed, they're mostly concentrated in the West. Use the zoom and arrow tools to move around the map and explore.
Map: Emilie Ritter Saunders | Data Source: National Institute For Early Education Research
Why do you think the states without public preschool are concentrated mostly in the West? Do you think Idaho should offer preschool?
Find more stories in our series on preschool in Idaho at these links: