Yes, Should Be Fixed Price (Quebec)
Yes, Means-Tested (France)
No, It Should Not Be Subsidized
School funding has this same problem-
Walters, OK has to pull all sorts of tricks to try and get a school bond passed to replace ancient buses or crumbling classrooms. That is because our population isn't increasing in number but in age. No kids in school, no concern over the school.
Elgin OK is growing in number of young parents- they are expanding their schools at an amazing pace.
This isn't that difficult, except to the mentally deficient liberal.
Apparently conservatives would prefer educated people be forced to stay at home collecting welfare than being helped back into work via subsidised daycare.
Any good entrepeneur will tell you "you have to spend money to make money".
I don't think the ideas of at least one libertarian in this thread that poor people should be forcibly sterilised in the name of social darwinism, is a viable option.