Southern Education Desk

Southern Education Desk
6:17 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Pre-K: Politics and Poverty

Originally published on Sun March 24, 2013 6:32 pm

In his State of the Union address, President Obama called for universal pre-K.

The President singled out Georgia and Oklahoma as states that have already made pre-K a priority.

Louisiana should also be ahead of the curve.

The state enacted a universal pre-K promise in 2008. Beginning with the 2013-2014 school year, LA-4 classes are supposed to be provided at no cost to every eligible child.

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