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Perry had 123 kids from 104 families; the number in Abecedarian was even smaller.
The original figures for the cost of Perry and Abecedarian were overstated by a factor of two.
And that's pocket change compared to Abecedarian, which cost an amazing $90,000 per student in today's dollars.
That made it easier for Perry and Abecedarian to put together a skilled, committed team.