Preschool extras are another casualty of Christie budget

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By Star-Ledger Editorial Board. 

It’s yet another casualty of Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a tax on millionaires: Thanks to a state budget cut, some of New Jersey’s poorest families will no longer be eligible for the extra hours of day care they rely on to send their children to preschool.

Christie can’t cut the free preschool program itself because it’s been ordered by the state Supreme Court. But when he cuts support services like this  — child care offered before and after preschool hours — he is chipping away at a successful program that’s among the best in the nation and saves taxpayers money down the road. Read More.