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The Best Thing We Could Do About Inequality Is Universal Preschool

We've repeatedly seen that the urban problems of poverty, crime, unemployment, education gaps and inequality are intertwined. They reinforce and feed off of each other: A child of parents who never went to college is less likely to go to college herself. Her educational development influences her employment prospects and the money she's likely to make over her lifetime.
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Who’s Not Going Back to School?

Unfortunately, in many communities across the country, some children won’t be showing up for school this year. Classrooms will shut down and teachers will look for other employment opportunities.
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Catching Up With France on Day Care

Something is changing in America. A new interest in early childhood is driven by studies showing how powerfully and permanently children’s brains are shaped when they’re very young, and how the enormous gap between rich and poor children is already in place when they start kindergarten.
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Is New York City subsidizing exclusive preschools?

Some say a program offering loans to middle-class parents to pay for private preschool is subsidizing private schools rather than investing in public ones.
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