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This Deep-Red State Decided to Make a Serious Investment in Preschools. It’s Paying Off Big-Time.

By Kiera Butler ~ Mother Jones ~  Call it the Alabama miracle Alabama state senator Trip Pittman had always sort of questioned whether nursery schools were worth the investment. Pittman, a conservative Republican, figured the kinds of things you’re supposed to learn before kindergarten—washing your hands, tying your shoes, minding your manners—might best be taught by parents and grandparents at home. Conservatives often argue that kids who attend preschool fare no…

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