There has been many "letters to the editor" and editorials on the benefits of pre-school education for all. All have been convincing and accurate. The US spends less on pre-primary education and child care than most countries. Public expenditure as a percentage of gross domestic product in other countries are:
The sources of this data from the OECD ( Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) points out that pre-school is very important . Funding for pre-school needs to be started somewhere like Pima county and Arizona if the US is going to stay competitive in the world.
Disclaimer: As submitted to the Arizona Daily Star.