Poll: Pass or Fail -- Should New Jersey Expand Pre-Kindergarten Availability?
Is it time to offer public preschool to children and families in districts statewide?
New Jersey's public preschool services -- both where they are offered and where they aren’t -- garnered attention this week when a state Senate committee held a hearing on the issue with top educators and stakeholders.
On the table was the prospect of expanding preschool beyond the current public programs in the state's neediest cities, as well as addressing other early-education needs. But the potential expansion raises plenty of questions, starting with how to pay for it.