quote:Every parent/guardian in the United States knows that their kids are expected to attend kindergarten at age 5 ready to begin the formal education process. We also have the Head Start program to assist them in getting their kids ready for kindergarten. Thus, any child who shows up unprepared for kindergarten should be deemed prima facie evidence of parental neglect. We could remove the kids from the homes where they are not being properly nurtured at a much lower cost than to implement universal pre-school which would really be nothing more than free day care.
Government baby sitting service.
Thoughts on Obama's call for Universal pre-school?
Is this something worthy of investment?
We could remove the kids from the homes where they are not being properly nurtured at a much lower cost than to implement universal pre-school which would really be nothing more than free day care.
quote:Are you really making this argument with regards to preschool teachers?
How many school teachers employed by the government will spend class time teaching students about the threats that government poses to freedom?
Kids in Finland start formal schooling at age 7. I keep reading that Finland is awesome so maybe we should take note.
ETA: Wait. Nevermind. I just read they have free universal daycare and kindergarten starting at 8 months.
Tuition to Finnish universities and polytechnics is free to all Finnish and EU citizens and financial aid is available for living expenses to needy students.
never fails, someone brings up the Nords.
quote:Hell, there is a major political party in America that is built around the european models.
I'll have to relate to him the obsession some people have with his region of the world.
"Nothing I am proposing will raise the deficit by a single dime."