MEMPHIS, TN, DECEMBER 5, 2017 –  Sitting at the Memphis City Council committee table Tuesday, Mayor Jim Strickland reiterated what he’d said for years: universal prekindergarten can be a “gamechanger.”

With Strickland on board, the council’s executive committee voted Tuesday to recommend approval of the resolution committing to finding the funding to provide citywide needs-based Pre-K. But the resolution didn’t answer the thorny question of how the city sustainably funds the program, a question that could be settled next meeting. Read more.