It is a new day for New Jersey and a great time for optimism and hope. – Ceil
NJ ranks 45th in the nation in the percentage of families receiving a developmental screening, with fewer than 20 percent getting screened before age 6.
It wasn’t that districts didn’t “want” the preschool funding— because they did and continue to want it.
It might not happen today, and it might not happen tomorrow, but a baby will face serious harm at a New Jersey child care center.
Sometimes it may feel easier to say, “Those kids are bad, they deserve to be locked up” or ask, “Why is it bad to institutionalize children?”