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Lisa Snell: Better Alternatives to Government Preschool

May 18, 2012

A rising number of highly credentialed and government folk are touting the benefits of taxpayer-funded, universal preschool and early childhood programs. Are these really a good way to spend limited government funds? Lisa Snell, director of education and child welfare at the Reason Foundation, has studied such programs and concludes there are many, much better alternatives. She joins the School Reform News podcast to discuss the pros and cons of various approaches to guide parents, voters, taxpayers, and legislators past the hype.