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All Sides with Ann Fisher

Universal Pre-K: Worth the Cost?


Remember pre-school? Rolling clay snakes, playing with blocks? Evidence shows that pre-K instruction teaches kids not only how to learn, but how to socialize--at least temporarily. Coming up, we’ll take a close look at the local school tax levy meant to cover pre-school ed., and weigh the latest evidence on spending big bucks to expand little minds.


  • Tom Borgerding, reporter, WOSU
  • Laurie Katz, Associate Professor in Early Childhood Education, OSU
  • Maria Fitzpatrick, assistant professor in the department of Policy and Management at Cornell University