Guest Host: Jim Asendio

Why should the government’s responsibility to your child begin at age five? We look at local and national moves to require universal pre-school education, and hear about a new longitudinal study covering the impact of early education on children over a multi-decade period.


  • David Kirp Professor of Public Policy, Unversity of California at Berkeley; and author of "The Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kid-First Politics" (Harvard Univ. Press)
  • Libby Doggett Executive Director of Pre-K Now.
  • Gail Bjorklund Director of the School Readiness Collaborative, Fairfax County Office for Children

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