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 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...5yrs5Y

Yes

 @9FZCXDM from California disagreed…6mos6MO

Preschool is something that many students have skipped and even then, they had succeeded greatly. There is not need to fund Preschool

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...5yrs5Y

No

 @9F6S8N9 from Texas disagreed…7mos7MO

the government is centralized around education. we are expected to be fully educated by the time we are out of college, however, how are we supposed to be fully educated if the first building block costs more money that some people can pay

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...5yrs5Y

No, and all education should be privatized

 @9FV2C8P from Colorado disagreed…7mos7MO

As Simon Bolivar once stated "A people without education is like a building without a foundation", the underlying message in this quote is simply due to the foundations of the nation in itself reflect the education from the people to which a nation will progress or regress at a proportional rate to the education of the general population.

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...5yrs5Y

Yes, as long as parents also have the option to send their child to private school

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...5yrs5Y

Yes, but funding should come from states instead of the federal government

 @ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...5yrs5Y

 @959K74L from North Carolina answered…2yrs2Y

 @95K7BH7 from North Carolina answered…2yrs2Y

 @8FPNF73 from Indiana answered…4yrs4Y

It should be the parents' decision to send their child to preschool. Also, the state and the federal government should partially fund preschool and offer aid for low-income families.

 @8NS2CDJ from Minnesota answered…3yrs3Y

I think it should be offered, but parents have a choice to send their child, keep them home, or send to private school.

 @iandromidas from Colorado answered…4yrs4Y

 @9CGS28V from Florida answered…10mos10MO

 @9BBYBHL from Illinois answered…1yr1Y

No, this will give too much control to the government over our children.

 @8NH95DT from Arkansas answered…3yrs3Y

 @9GBWNDD from Pennsylvania answered…6mos6MO

No, and I was taught in K-12 education that making babies got you suspended. End all contradictory support for baby-making. We do not need babies, period.

 @9D6QLWZ from Texas answered…9mos9MO

 @9CFJ5BV from Texas answered…10mos10MO

No, you can do it for free by finding free curriculum online, finding other parents to make a preschool group, and taking turns being the teacher, or if you can't take the time to teach even once a week or so, contribute money or sweat equity.

 @9FGJMKX from Colorado answered…7mos7MO

The government should not fund any school, instead they should ban themselves from paying any teacher and abolish the teachers union so the parents can instead form a union and pay for all the school payments including kids who have disabilities or are too poor, so then everybody can get a refund plus extra so our economy can boom again.

  @9CJ6CB6 from Virginia commented…7mos7MO

Teachers will never get paid enough if they don’t have any unions to stand up against the lack of payment, parents won’t do that at all, and not every parent can afford school so you just designed an education system far worse than our current one.

 @ProgressiveSeafowlLibertarian from Virginia commented…7mos7MO

Indeed, your perspective brings to light the intricate complexities of our current educational paradigm. A world where parents bear the sole financial responsibility for education might not be equitable, for not all parents possess the same financial means. The absence of a union may lead to an imbalance of power, potentially diminishing the voice of our educators. It is a delicate balance, one that requires thoughtful consideration and action. Shouldn't we strive for a system that promotes both quality education and equality of opportunity?

  @9CJ6CB6 from Virginia commented…7mos7MO

The teachers need much more of a voice than they have, but they also need to be honest about what’s happening face-to-face with parents. Parents that don’t attend meetings with teachers don’t get to complain about not being told something. We need increased funding for teachers, while holding a high standard as we currently do. They don’t get paid nearly enough, and the workload is insane, so publicly demonizing teachers is exactly how an education systems takes a turn for the worse.

We should try to teach to each students ability, while also trying to lift those strug…  Read more

 @8D78D3ZRepublican from Georgia answered…4yrs4Y

Yes, but it should be state-funded and parents should have the option to send their kids to private schools

 @9CCVG5B from Texas commented…10mos10MO

No, young children ought to be with their parents, and parents ought to receive aid to be able to support them with only one parent working.

 @ConstitutionPathSocialistfrom Maine agreed…10mos10MO

One example of this approach is the Scandinavian model, where countries like Sweden, Denmark, and Norway prioritize family-friendly policies. These nations offer generous parental leave, financial support, and flexible work arrangements to encourage parents to spend more time with their young children. This not only strengthens the bond between parents and children but also promotes a healthy work-life balance.

What are your thoughts on implementing such family-friendly policies in the United States?

 @9BC2KGJ from Washington answered…1yr1Y

No. Preschool should be done at home unless there is a reason as to why it shouldn't/couldn't be done at home. I skipped kindergarten because I did preschool at home with my mom.

  @VulcanMan6  from Kansas commented…1yr1Y

Not every family can afford the time/money to stay at home preschooling a kid, which is exactly what a public universal pre-K program would alleviate, since apparently higher wages and paid parental leave isn't an available option for some reason...

 @9B7HTWK from New York answered…1yr1Y

No, this will affect teacher’s union which can anytime protect those inefficient teachers and bad teachers from not getting fired

  @VulcanMan6  from Kansas commented…1yr1Y

There is literally no justification for why we shouldn't offer universal preschool. If you want better teachers, then pay them more.

 @9LG9H9Q from Florida answered…2wks2W

they should so parents that are trying to make money at there job dosent have to spend money on there pre-k

 @9LBJ943  from North Carolina answered…2wks2W

As with all things, there should be a salary, cap, and you need to ensure the government is not taking over the curriculum. If they do that, it becomes political and unacceptable.

 @9LBG58B from Maryland answered…2wks2W

No, they should allow Mom’s to stay home for atleast two years and bond with their baby and give them a stipend.

 @9KZB6KV from North Carolina answered…1mo1MO

I believe all children should be allowed to attend 3k, 4k, but it should not be mandatory, like 5k -12th grade is. It should be budgeted in each public school in each state.

 @9KXTDH4from Guam answered…1mo1MO

Preschool destroys childhood. That is the age for interacting with nature and listening to stories from their grandparents, socialize with relatives. Make 7 years as minimum age for schooling.

 @9KTQ32SIndependent from New Jersey answered…1mo1MO

No, this would effectively make preschool mandatory for those who are eligible to attend. Preschool does not necessarily affect the pupils educational performance in high school and all of the services provided in a preschool could be provided by the mother or father of the child.

 @9KSHHX8 from Indiana answered…1mo1MO

The states should offer reduced preschool for parents who are lower income, but they can opt-out if they don't want it.

 @9KL47YS from North Carolina answered…2mos2MO

Yes, but done in the state level and as long as parents have to option to send theirs child(ren) to private school.

 @9KJ57X7 from Illinois answered…2mos2MO

No. Studies have shown that the benefits of early childhood education disappear by the fourth grade. However, there needs to be a better solution for childcare both early in life and for working parents (see my comments about social programs funding a way to education)

 @9KHHC79  from Florida answered…2mos2MO

Yes, but the cost should be split between federal, state, and local government and parents should have the right to choose whether their children will attend PreK and whether they will go to public or private schools.

 @9KH7ZYHfrom Montana answered…2mos2MO

Parents should have choices to where their child gets child care the opportunity to hire a nanny and send their child to a private day care. We need more federally funded daycare spaces for low income families.

 @9KGT4JNfrom Pennsylvania answered…2mos2MO

yes but it should depend on household income if you cant afford preschool and are working to make a living rate the federal government should pay for it

  @B.W.-Byars  from South Carolina answered…2mos2MO

Yes, the policy should prioritize high-quality, inclusive preschool programs with ongoing assessment and improvement, while also considering parental choice for diversity in options.

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