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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

 

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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.

January 8, 2015

 

Pence Budget

A Breakdown Of What’s In Gov. Pence’s Budget Proposal

Pence's budget proposal to the general assembly includes education initiatives, bicentennial projects and money for community corrections.

December 12, 2014

 

mayor greg ballard

Mayor Ballard Signs $40 Million Pre-K Bill

The compromise plan spends less than Ballard's initial $50 million plan. The mayor says around 1,300 low-income children will benefit.

December 8, 2014

 

busy bees

Indy Chamber Makes Early Learning Legislative Priority

The Indy Chamber says early education provides long-term benefits for Indiana's workforce.

December 2, 2014

 

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Indianapolis Council Passes Ballard’s Pre-K Program

The council only approved the framework for the $43 million program, and will discuss its funding next year.

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