Reiner Pushing for Universal Preschool Bill
Hollywood actor/director Rob Reiner says he’ll push for passage of a ballot initiative in 2006 to provide preschool for all California four-year-olds.
Thursday, November 18, 2004
Reiner says a new 40-year study of poor children in Michigan who attended preschool shows the benefits are substantial. CUT: Reiner09 :09 Reiner says the new study and a new ad campaign promoting preschool are part of a long range strategy. CUT: ROBR08 :08 Reiner does not say what the funding mechanism would be to pay for universal preschool. Six years ago Reiner led the fight to pass Proposition Ten that boosted the cigarette tax fifty cents a pack to pay for early childhood programs. SOC