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The Sound of Ideas

The Push for Universal Pre-School

Posted Monday, October 30, 2006

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If everything I needed to learn, I learn in kindergarten - then why is Cuyahoga County pushing for universal pre-school? Several states have studied it, done their homework, and implemented exactly that, attempting to give their children an advantage from the start. But is it right for us? And where's the cash to come from? We'll look at the pros and cons of racing youngsters into the classroom Monday morning at nine on The Sound of Ideas.

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Marcia Egbert, Gund Foundation; Sandy Garrett, Oklahoma State School superintendent; Ellen Frede, National Institute of Early Education Research; Michelle Katona, Cuyahoga County Office of Early Childhood

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