By Vicki Alger | Monday June 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM PST | Comments Off on Parental Choice, Not Compulsory Preschool, Is “The Way of the Future”
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio claims that compulsory preschool is “the way of the future.” Along with Nancy Pelosi, President Obama, and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, de Blasio claims universal, public preschool will improve high school graduation rates, as well as college and job preparation. The ineffectiveness of the largest and longest-running...
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Tags: Education, Free Market, Government subsidies, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Politics, pre-k, preschool, The State
By Vicki Alger | Friday May 20, 2016 at 1:32 PM PST | Comments Off on Expanding the Schooling Monopoly One Toddler at a Time
Universal preschool is (again) making headlines as a cure for what ails us. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is the latest in a long line of politicians claiming universal, government-run preschool will improve high school graduation rates, as well as college and job preparation. A few years back House Minority Leader Nancy...
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Tags: Education, Free Market, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Politics, preschool, Socialism, The State