10/23/2011 - The biggest problem with all of the great education reforms Indiana has enacted of late is that the lawmakers and leaders who implemented them have neglected the most fundamental and overlooked problem facing public schools.
That is early childhood education, an unwisely unfunded aspect of the state's education system. Across the nation, all but 10 state governments invest -- and, yes, it is a long-term investment -- in preschool.
A compelling new report from the Pew Center on the States makes clear the need for 3- and 4-year-olds to have access to high-quality preschool programs.
Read the editorial Kennedy Realizes Kids' Need for Preschool in its entirety on the Indianapolis Star's Web site.