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Pre-K Won't Help Kids

Denise67 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 8:47 AM
"A man works from sun to sun but a woman's work is never done." Somehow "work" got gummed up with the "paid labor market" that is primarily filled by men. Keeping the house clean and tidy, laundry, and the other domestic chores are "work" but outside the paid labor market. Whether a kid attends a pre-K or not, there is not reason the Mommy (or other females around) should be in the paid labor market. There is plenty to be accomplished in the domestic sphere. Among those less industrious, there is TV, reading, etc.
President Obama ended his State of the Union speech on a warm and fuzzy note by calling for pre-K programs for almost all children. The best thing he could do for pre-kindergarten children is to make sure he doesn't hang trillions of dollars of debt around their necks, but that isn't the route he is taking.

Instead, Obama wants to provide government daycare for all preschoolers who live in households where the income is below approximately $47,100. He doesn't call it daycare or babysitting (which is a more accurate term); he calls it early childhood education.

Early childhood education means programs for...