#10 Early education in the USA / Extending funded preschool to 3-year-olds

Lisa, Leanne and Liam return to your ears once again to discuss:

  • The state of early childhood politics in the United States as we prepare for either President Clinton (yay!) or President Trump (oh dear God no!!!) next week
  • The likelihood of Australia extending funded preschool to all 3-year-olds

Links

Affording child care in America: Four essential reads
How Politics Killed Universal Child Care In The 1970s
Too Small To Fail
Mitchell Institute Report: Preschool - Two Years Are Better Than One
Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham outlines plans for improved access to preschools

News of the Week

Conway reveals tactics for wrangling Trump's Twitter

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