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Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 19, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 31:59

Guest: Libby Doggett, Deputy Assistant secretary for Policy and Early Learning at the US Department of Education Having established the fact that the effects of inequality stay with us to the end of life, let's look at one proposal to try and level the playing field right from the start: preschool. There's a new push from the US Department of Education to give more children access to high-quality preschool, including additional grant money for states to create publicly-funded preschool programs.