preschool for all
Poor students enter kindergarten already lagging behind their more affluent peers.
When children are young, they are learning sponges. Every new experience, every word they learn, every behavior they adopt, is an investment in a more fruitful future.
But even if Obama does focus more on poverty than education policy, the outcome could be good for schools, said Randi Weingarten
"They did the right thing: restored the mindless cuts and invested in the youngest and most vulnerable," said Yasmina Vinci
Still, advocates are trying to shore up support for the bill. One group sent out an email blast asking for groups in the
As Latinos have the lowest preschool attendance rate of any group in the U.S., there's ample opportunity for the president's call to focus on boosting access for these young learners. There's also urgency.
It is unclear why the department took so long to find a replacement, especially as Obama said he would prioritize a pre-K
The widespread lack of good, affordable child care negatively affects the way families form and fathers engage with their kids. If high-quality child care were part of the public education system, dads and moms would face fewer financial barriers, giving all families more room to flourish.
And the NIEER report comes as President Barack Obama tries his hand at a dramatic expansion of preschool programs, as first
Duncan said the tax fight is"absolutely a fight worth having." President Barack Obama's "Preschool for All" initiative in