Child care is a very personal issue that doesn’t lend itself to a one-size-fits-all government program. Instead, to ensure America’s children get the best care, we ought to give parents as many options as possible, and let them choose what’s best for their families.
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HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING:
The Biden administration is trying to advance free universal preschool and highly subsidized child care. While this may sound nice, government funding of daycare and preschool will mean government control of the content taught in these programs. Instead of allowing parents to make the best decision for their families, government-centric solutions like the one proposed by the Biden administration tend to be one-size-fits-all. Families have different preferences on how to care for children and millions of families make sacrifices to provide family care because they think it’s best for their children.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE:
All parents want what is best for their children. But different families have different needs and priorities. Far too often, policymakers approach child care with a one-size-fits-all government solution.
Government funding of day care will lead to government control of daycare content. Government funding could be used to coerce private childcare facilities into adopting certain policies or approaches, including divisive curriculum like CRT and gender-related content. The same battles and political strife we see across the country around K-12 public schools will now hit preschools.
Government-run public schools are failing to teach children core skills. Worse, they use our schools to push political agendas — and divisive curricula like Critical Race Theory — that are at odds with what parents want. Why would we double down on giving government MORE control of bringing up children? That should be PARENTS’ decision, not Uncle Sam’s.Watch Now