Universal Preschool News
In this section, you'll find editorials, legislation, public policy and trends
on issues relating to preschool, pre-kindergarten, childcare and the push toward
universal preschool education. Particularly of note are articles concerning the
states claim of a compelling interest in compulsory preschool education. Visit
often for the latest preschool news.
Mark Dayton continues universal preschool push
Universal preschool supporters say the uncertainty Gabriela Bazan faced about whether her child would get an early learning scholarship is a prime example of why Minnesota needs a public program for all four-year-olds.
The South St. Paul mother of four, told a group of state lawmakers that after watching one of her older boys struggle in elementary school she knew preschool was important for her youngest son, four-year-old Alexandro. But she worried about whether she would qualify for help to afford the newly expanded preschool program at Kaposia Education Center.
April 2, 2016
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