Military tactic proves itself in progression of teachers, children in day care

Commentary | August 1, 2001 | By John Burbank | Tacoma News Tribune

A funny thing happened to liberals last year. They took a page out of the military's playbook and scored a touchdown. For years child advocates and early childhood education specialists have witnessed the success of the military's child-care program and bemoaned the lack of comparable programs in the civilian sector. And then someone had an idea: If it is good for the military, it may be good for the rest of us.

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Posted in Column, Educational Opportunity