[Susan notes: It's remarkable that this letter made it into the press--and that they included the sources. I posted this at the newspaper site:
To the editor
The Minnesota Post is clearly enthusiastic about increased federal funding for preschool ( Arne Duncan promotes Preschool for All to close 'opportunity gap'). Not mentioned, however, is the fact that to be funded, preschool programs have to include standards in language and literacy, and math and science, and that four-year old children will be tested regularly on their progress.
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