New State Budget Could Include Full Day Kindergarten


There’s not a lot of reason for optimism among Indiana legislators heading back to the statehouse.  They are preparing for a long session during which they must write a two-year state budget.  Funding needs have grown…but money from most sources is stagnant at best.  Even education is vulnerable….at a time when the earliest advantages for kids are seen as crucial in helping Indiana compete globally in the long term.  In part three of Indiana Public Broadcasting’s preview of the legislative session, WFYI’s Sharon Alseth reports on the likelihood of fully funded all day kindergarten – something state lawmakers consider a necessity rather than a luxury…

Daniel Robison

Daniel started as WFIU's Assistant News Director in July 2008. He graduated with a B.A. in history in 2007 and earned an M.A. in journalism two years later. Daniel hosts Ask the Mayor weekly and the occasional Noon Edition. He also hosts Morning Edition on Thursdays, sleepily. Daniel's beats include everything News Director Stan Jastrzebski wants him to cover. And it feels strange to type biography of myself in the third person like this. So that's that.

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