Biden to propose free preschool, a $200B investment

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will call for free preschool for all three- and four-year-old children as part of his American Families Plan.

That’s according to White House officials, who say the $200 billion investment is to be unveiled Wednesday in a joint address to Congress.

The $1 trillion-plus package focuses on so-called human infrastructure — child care, health care, education and other core aspects of everyday life.

It would be paid for by hiking taxes on very high-income households — those making more than $400,000 a year.

With details still in flux, members of Congress are spending the final hours before Wednesday night’s address trying to ensure their priorities are included.

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