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Universal Preschool a Daunting Task


September 16, 2002
AccessGovernance and AccountabilityState & LocalUniversal and Targeted
Carla Rivera
Los Angeles Times

A Los Angeles County commission attracted wide attention last month when it resolved to spend $100 million in the first steps toward a universal preschool system. Many experts applaud the Los Angeles preschool initiative but warn that it faces significant barriers–especially to finding political leaders to champion the project and to uniting the often squabbling community of child-care and preschool providers.