Column: Government does poor job with self-control

Democrats in the Indiana Senate are pushing for universal prekindergarten while the Republican governor focuses on low-income children.

An independent survey of the research, however, indicates that whether the programs are universal or targeted they will likely fail to meet their promise.

That is because government money does not deliver justifiable results in the complicated and as yet poorly understood world of early-childhood education, according to the survey published in the fall edition of The Indiana Policy Review.

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