The kids are still not alright

Opinion

 
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By the time millions of children enter kindergarten in America, they're already lagging behind. Much has been said about the need to level the playing the field throughout this election season, across both sides of the aisle. But fervor of rhetoric hasn't always been matched with the same degree of priority, particularly where our nation's youngest are concerned. A major investment in early childhood education in this country is long overdue.