Why Universal Government Preschool Is A Bad Idea: Free the early childhood education market

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The push for federally-funded universal preschool and child care programs continues despite new data showing the harms of government preschool programs, as well as harms to small community preschool providers who get pushed out of business when a “free” universal preschool program emerges.

To talk more about the educational and economic hazards of universal government preschool programs, I am joined in this episode by Colleen Hroncich who recently published a new policy analysis on this topic for the Cato Institute. Colleen is a policy analyst with Cato’s Center for Educational Freedom. 

Further reading:

Vanderbilt University Study Shows Why Biden’s Universal Government Preschool Program Would Be a Disaster

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