Massachusetts Fair Share

We stand up for a Massachusetts where everyone gets a fair shot, does and pays their fair share, and plays by the same rules.

Our letter in the Globe: Fill funding gap we’ve created

Our letter appeared in Feb. 9 copy of the Boston Globe: First fill funding gap we’ve already created

Early education and preschool have never had more public support. So why aren’t we funding them?

In the Feb. 6 editorial “Invest in early education,” you pointed out that a high-quality early education saves taxpayers money in the long run. By giving kids a strong start, we avoid costlier programs later on.

We need to talk about investing in a brighter future for our kids, but we also need to talk about how, over the last 14 years, we’ve seen a 29 percent drop in state funding for early education.

So, let’s have a conversation about what it would take to create a universal pre-K system in Massachusetts, but let’s also have a conversation about how legislators can support the programs we do have right now.

Nathan Proctor

State director

Massachusetts Fair Share




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