Public Education
‚ÄėRearranging deck chairs on the Titanic‚Äô: New Mexico governor announces $100 million for pre-K education, ignoring experts who say it won‚Äôt help

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Wednesday announced a $100 million addition to its pre-K program, despite experts questioning the efficacy of such programs.   ‚ÄúToday is a major step in… Read More

July 21, 2023
Public Education
Missouri’s House budget committee cuts governor’s proposed increases to pre-K funding, child care subsidies

Missouri‚Äôs House budget committee made major changes to the state‚Äôs spending plan Thursday, which included cutting proposed increases to pre-K funding and child care subsidies. House Budget Committee… Read More

March 24, 2023
Colorado’s universal preschool program fails to address potential pitfalls

Based on recent studies that suggest pre-K programs can cause long-term harm, the jubilation over Colorado‚Äôs new universal preschool law may be premature. The state‚Äôs governor,… Read More

April 28, 2022
Public Education
Ohio’s universal pre-K proposal receives mixed reviews

(The Center Square) ‚Äď A group of Ohio economists believes a statewide universal pre-kindergarten program would boost the state’s economy and be important as a workforce development aide, according… Read More

April 21, 2022
Legislation, Public Education
State-run pre-K programs may cause long-term harm, studies conclude

As political rhetoric heats up over government-funded pre-K programs, studies suggest that pushing academics too early on children can create unintended long-term consequences. While children from… Read More

February 15, 2022
Public Education
Federal judge blocks Head Start vaccine, mask mandate in 24 states

(Jon Styf | The Center Square) ‚Äď A federal judge in Louisiana has blocked the Biden administration‚Äôs vaccine and mask mandate at Head Start preschools, granting a preliminary… Read More

January 3, 2022
Public Education
Arizona joins 24-state coalition against Biden Head Start mandates

(Elizabeth Troutman | The Center Square) ‚Äď Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined 24 other states in filing a lawsuit against President Joe Biden‚Äôs COVID-19 mask and vaccine… Read More

December 29, 2021