Editorial: We Can't Sacrifice Early Childhood Education

Publication: The Denver Post

Author: Colorado Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien and Connecticut Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele


04/12/2009 - Faced with the deepening economic crisis, state leaders are being forced to make difficult choices about where to invest dwindling revenue.

Lieutenant governors are on the front lines of this debate. As leaders in state legislatures and in promoting economic development, we have a vested interest in policies that simultaneously save resources and create prosperity in the long run.

Despite these challenging and politically contentious times, lieutenant governors from both parties and from every region of the country are in agreement about at least one investment that states cannot afford to sacrifice -- early education.

Read the full editorial We Can't Sacrifice Early Childhood Education on The Denver Post's Web site.

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