February 14, 2013
MEGAN MCARDLE: Can We Really Give Everyone Access to High Quality Preschool? I’m skeptical that it would make as much difference as claimed. The record of Head Start isn’t very encouraging.
Plus, from the comments: “There’s another way of looking at this: as an overt sop to the teachers’ unions. What a great way to expand the ranks of the credentialed, licensed, and dues-paying members. And don’t forget tenure.”