January Survey: $850,000,000 Pre K Program?

Should the new Legislature embark on an $850 million expansion of Vermont’s taxpayer screen-shot-2016-12-13-at-1-55-39-pmsubsidized Pre-Kindergarten (birth through 5) program?

Yes, our public school system will invest the money effectively and efficiently.

No, property taxpayers can’t afford this.

Click HERE to make your voice heard! 

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Gary bickford January 10, 2017 at 6:58 pm

No, children need to be children first. The state has a terrible education record on the current system , let’s not increase the system .


crystal goodrich January 10, 2017 at 9:07 pm



Andrea Finerty January 10, 2017 at 11:47 pm

No, our taxes are high enough. Plus children need to be with their parents longer.


Jim Sheltra January 11, 2017 at 4:49 am

Taxpayers in this state cannot afford any more taxes period.For pre-K or stupid carbon taxes.Property owners in this state are being forced out of there homes due to insane property and income taxes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Mary Daly January 11, 2017 at 1:59 pm

What are they thinking? Oh yeah, they want to program the children from birth to death so everyone will march to the beat of the same drummer. That is not America!


Kathy Whitney January 11, 2017 at 3:16 pm

NO NO NO! We cannot afford this!! Seniors & the disabled are being taxed into complete poverty- we exist on “fixed incomes”!!! Stop the tax and spending practices of those in Montpelier!! This would be a huge financial blow for so many!!


Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post:

About Us

The Ethan Allen Institute is Vermont’s free-market public policy research and education organization. Founded in 1993, we are one of fifty-plus similar but independent state-level, public policy organizations around the country which exchange ideas and information through the State Policy Network.

Latest News

Shumlin’s Decade Old Climate Prediction Revisited

March 16, 2018 by Rob Roper In 2007, then Senator Peter Shumlin said in an interview with Jane Lindholm, “Any reasonable scientist will tell you that we’re going...

Florida school shooting policies

March 15, 2018 by John McClaughry Jarrett Stepman of the Daily Signal adds an important fact to the Florida school shooting case. He writes: “Prior to the mass...

Peter Welch Admits Government’s “Well-Intentioned Flop”

March 14, 2018 by Rob Roper  Vermont congressmen Peter Welch has been an advocate of doing away with Ethanol subsidies for a while. As the program’s serious failures...

EAI Town Meeting Week Survey Results

March 12, 2018 479 people took the Ethan Allen Institute Town Meeting Week Survey. We marketed this on social media to a general audience of Vermonters aged 25...

Washington state carbon tax fails

March 9, 2018 by John McClaughry The governor most intoxicated with the idea of enacting a carbon tax – and even using it as a springboard to a...