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November 17, 2016

 

busy bees

SBOE To Legislature: Expand Pre-K For ‘High Needs’ Children

Preschool expansion will be a top priority for Indiana’s leading education policy body during the 2017 legislative session.

September 28, 2016

 

Building blocks were among wome of the new materials Tina Howell was able to purchase for her pre-k classroom at Brownstown Christian Daycare. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Legislators Push Back On Request To Expand Pre-K Opportunities

A group of business and philanthropy leaders want the legislature to expand scholarships for low-income children to attend high quality pre-k.

September 26, 2016

 

busy bees

Holcomb Wants Expanded, But Not Free, Statewide Pre-K

Lieutenant Governor Holcomb proposes using a combination of federal, state, parental and private dollars to expanding the state's preschool program.

September 15, 2016

 

Connie Hire

New Funds To Boost Quality Childcare Providers

The agency wants to raise $100,000 to improve childcare facilities in the Wabash Valley.

August 12, 2016

 

Outgoing CEO of Eli Lilly John Lechleiter outlines the need for the access to affordable pre-k in Indiana. Eli Lilly is partnering with several other groups statewide to lobby the 2017 legislature to create pre-k scholarships for low-income families.

New Pre K Initiative Asks Legislators To Expand Scholarships

A coalition of business, philanthropy, government and education leaders will push lawmakers to expand state-funded pre-K in the upcoming legislative session.

July 7, 2016

 

A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana\’s early childhood education system.

Legislators Interested In Expanding Statewide Pre-K

A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana’s early childhood education system.

June 2, 2016

 

In this 2014 photo Gov. Mike Pence signs legislation creating a state-funded preschool pilot program.

In Stark Change, Pence Now Interested In Fed. Pre-K Funds

In 2014, Pence stopped the Indiana Department of Education from applying for an $80 million grant that would have established a similar system.

December 1, 2015

 

Busy Bees

Morning Headlines: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Of the 5,000 children who applied for early education scholarships in Indianapolis, only 30 percent of those who applied were able to receive funding.

January 21, 2015

 

Datayvian Jackson

Amid Overwhelming Demand, State Ponders Growing Pre-K Pilot

Indiana plans to follow students enrolled in the pre-k pilot for the next several years to determine whether those benefits outweigh the cost to the state.

January 19, 2015

 

pre-schoolers

Report Ranks Indiana 43rd For Early Education

The report ranks Indiana near the bottom of the country for early education, at a time when lawmakers are discussing an expansion of a pre-K pilot program.

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