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    Some Conservatives See US Shutdown of Early Education Programs as Opportunityi
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    October 11, 2013 9:22 PM
    At the heart of the U.S. government shutdown there is a philosophical debate over whether government programs for the poor help pull people out of poverty or make people more dependent on government handouts. As VOA’s Brian Padden reports, some conservatives see the curtailing of a pre-school program for low income families not as a crisis, but as an opportunity.

    Some Conservatives See US Shutdown of Early Education Programs as Opportunity

    Published October 11, 2013

    At the heart of the U.S. government shutdown there is a philosophical debate over whether government programs for the poor help pull people out of poverty or make people more dependent on government handouts. As VOA’s Brian Padden reports, some conservatives see the curtailing of a pre-school program for low income families not as a crisis, but as an opportunity.


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