Governor Edwards says one of the signature pieces of legislation he is supporting this year is the financing of early childhood education and development. The science is there, the experts seem to all agree – if states are looking for a return on investment in education, this is the best course of action. The real question is, will this bill make it through the legislature and become law? The numbers being proposed are not the full ask of what needs to be done, but it’s a good start. To help understand this initiative and where it’s headed, Newell invited Governor Edwards onto the program Thursday morning to discuss.
“Governor, the experts are all in agreement on this, the science of this is sound, but will there