Hawaii Government Preschool Proposal Would Strip Parental Choice-Grassroot Perspective – Jan. 13, 2006


“Laura Brown New Image”

Cradle-to-grave government care initiatives resurface about this time each year right before the opening of the Hawaii State Legislative Session. This year, special interests are already asking the state to create an Early Learning Authority. Just the name of this new bureaucracy should be enough to scare parents into holding on tight to their little ones and their parental rights.

The Authority — the brainchild of a Legislative Task Force created under Act 51 — would include statewide districts and councils at a cost of $80 million per year — an amount that wouldn