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Sat Mar 8, 2014, 11:51 PM

22. Good Timing,she!

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Last year..

Feb 14, 2013 7:30pm

Preschool For All: President Obama’s Pipe Dream or Possibility?

ATLANTA - President Obama’s goal of guaranteed preschool education for every American 4-year-old is arguably the boldest proposal of his second term — a sweeping expansion of the nation’s taxpayer-funded public school system, bigger than anything in a generation.

It would also be expensive — by one estimate, costing $10.5 billion a year. In Georgia, where universal pre-K access is already the goal, officials put the annual cost at $10,000 per child.

But today Obama argued here that a sea change in expert thinking about pre-primary education shows that the investment is worthwhile and overdue, promising social and economic benefits for years to come.

“This is not babysitting,” Obama said at an event at a suburban recreation center to promote his plan.


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http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/02/preschool-for-all-president-obamas-pipe-dream-or-possibility/



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