Do We Invest in Preschools or Prisons?
New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Nicholas D. Kristof argues that the best way to address poverty and crime is to provide early childhood education:
"Look, we’ll have to confront the pathologies of poverty at some point. We can deal with them cheaply at the front end, in infancy. Or we can wait and jail a troubled adolescent at the tail end. To some extent, we face a choice between investing in preschools or in prisons."
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Posted:Oct. 29, 2013, 1 p.m.