KPCC: In an impoverished Silicon Valley neighborhood, a bold approach to preschool
When Hortencia Lujan moved to San Jose, California, from Mexico six years ago, she immediately searched for a preschool for her then 4-year-old son, Andrey. There were no seats available in the Head Start or state preschool programs in her neighborhood of Santee, and the family could not afford a private preschool. So Andrey stayed home with his mom. Sometimes a neighbor minded him.