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Letters to the Editor

For Wednesday, January 9, 2013


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 09, 2013

~~<p><strong>Help parents, not preschools</strong></p>
<p>What shackles young children's ability to learn is not lack of access to government-funded preschool, but lack of attention from their parents. Gov. Neil Abercrombie unfortunately appears to believe a falsehood: that yet another government program will do the job some birth parents won't (<a target="_blank" href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/newspremium/20130106_Abercrombie_presses_need_for_preschool.html" style="color: #0000ff;" span="">&quot;Abercrombie presses need for preschool,&quot; Star-Advertiser, Jan. 6</a>).</p>
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Help parents, not preschools

What shackles young children's ability to learn is not lack of access to government-funded preschool, but lack of attention from their parents. Gov. Neil Abercrombie unfortunately appears to believe a falsehood: that yet another government program will do the job some birth parents won't ("Abercrombie presses need for preschool," Star-Advertiser, Jan. 6). Login for more...



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