Posts tagged pre-k

July 1, 2014

 

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10 Indiana Laws That Go Into Effect Today

The Indiana General Assembly passed 224 laws this year, including a pre-k pilot program and changes to the state's criminal code.

March 27, 2014

 

Gov. Mike Pence signs legislation creating a state-funded preschool pilot program.

Pence Signs Pre-K Legislation Creating State-Funded Pilot

The governor says the program is the beginning of a new chapter of hope and opportunity for Indiana’s disadvantaged children.

March 21, 2014

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” March 21, 2014

Indiana's pre-k pilot program, heroin usage is up 44% over the past seven years plus we go back to the 1930s and the hunt for public enemy #1 in Indiana.

March 19, 2014

 

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Indiana Will Pay For Pre-K, But Quality Questions Remain

Indiana used to be one of 10 states that didn’t provide any state dollars for preschool — but that’s about to change.

March 17, 2014

 

Students work on art projects at Busy Bees Academy, a public preschool in Columbus.

Indiana Will Tap Into Existing Funds To Pay For Pre-K Pilot

Funding for Indiana’s newly-minted preschool program will come from existing appropriations and federal funds.

March 14, 2014

 

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Legislative Leaders Call Pre-K Pilot Important First Step

Legislative leaders on both sides of the aisle are praising creation of a preschool pilot program as an historic achievement for Indiana.

March 13, 2014

 

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How The Top Issues Fared In The 2014 Legislative Session

The Indiana legislature passed a number of key issues this year, many of them controversial.

March 13, 2014

 

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Pre-K Pilot Program Heading To Governor’s Desk

The pilot program would provide $10 million in assistance to help low-income families send their children to preschool.

March 11, 2014

 

Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Noblesville, sits on the Indiana Senate Education Committee and chairs the Appropriations Committee.

Why Some Indiana GOP Lawmakers Aren’t Ready To Fund Pre-K

According to Senate Appropriations Chair Luke Kenley, the governor's preferred pre-K proposal is 'a potential budget buster' for the state.

March 7, 2014

 

Gov. Pence speaks at a podium at a press conference.

How Low Revenues Could Affect Legislative Priorities

February tax revenues were $54 million short of projected levels, putting the state $90 million below expectations for the fiscal year.

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