Holcomb's agenda includes a 20-year road plan with potential tax increases, expanded pre-k and making the State Superintendent an appointed position.
State and local officials met at Summit Elementary in Bloomington Friday to discuss the importance of educating children before they even start school.
When the General Assembly convenes for the 2017 legislative session, expanding state-funded pre-K will be a top priority.
Preschool expansion will be a top priority for Indiana’s leading education policy body during the 2017 legislative session.
A group of business and philanthropy leaders want the legislature to expand scholarships for low-income children to attend high quality pre-k.
Lieutenant Governor Holcomb proposes using a combination of federal, state, parental and private dollars to expanding the state's preschool program.
The agency wants to raise $100,000 to improve childcare facilities in the Wabash Valley.
A coalition of business, philanthropy, government and education leaders will push lawmakers to expand state-funded pre-K in the upcoming legislative session.
A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana’s early childhood education system.
In 2014, Pence stopped the Indiana Department of Education from applying for an $80 million grant that would have established a similar system.