A story outlining Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s education agenda in the June 6, 2012, issue of Education Week referred to an initial plan then-Massachusetts Gov. Romney floated that would have required parents in failing school districts to attend parenting classes in order to enroll their child in full-day kindergarten. The idea faced significant pushback. A subsequent proposal, which would have required at least one parent to participate in a 60-minute orientation class for a child to be enrolled in a state-subsidized early-childhood program, failed to win legislative approval.
A version of this article appeared in the June 13, 2012 edition of Education Week as Clarification