Tue, 6 March 2018
Why would two sets of pre-schoolers be playing separately in a single schoolyard divided by a chain link fence? Lauren Villagran of Searchlight NM says it’s New Mexico state public education department policies that segregate the Head Start kids from the state-funded pre-schoolers, keeping the poorest children in a world of their own. Does this make sense to you? There’s more agreement in the Legislature that more money needs to go for early-childhood education than there about where the money should come from.