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Early Childhood Sales Tax Round 2

The Post Dispatch today published an interesting story in which some progressive state legislators ripped the sales tax proposal for early childhood programs. Marcia Clark of course a big mover and shaker is behind the Ready by Five movement. A good question to ask is who is Ready by Five? In any case, Representative Maria Chapelle-Nadal severely questioned the effort and raised the possibility that it would help Clark’s mixed use building on Delmar. The whole plan needs revisiting. The importance of early childhood education is overwhelming. Written by Paul Dribin

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