Answering Arne Duncan's Five Must-Answer Questions

"To improve outcomes and strengthen schools, we have to invest in quality preschool."



Answering Arne Duncan's Five Must-Answer
Questions

In December, then-U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan posed five must-answer questions to the presendential candidates. Since then, none of the questions have been addressed. So, we've taken the liberty of answring the questions ourselves.

Today we are 27th in the world in access to preschool. What's your goal for preschool access in the next five years?

Decades of research by economists, neuroscientists, and educators prove that investments in the first five years result in long-term gains for students and produce significant savings for governments and taxpayers. If we want to improve outcomes for generations, fix our talent pipeline, strengthen our schools and communities, and produce long-term, meaningful savings to taxpayers, we have to invest in quality preschool for all our children.

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