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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.

March 6, 2014

 

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State Lawmakers Negotiate Pre-K Bill’s Final Language

Pre-K Bill legislation could move the issue beyond just a study committee.

March 1, 2014

 

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Legislature Looks At Pre-K, Abortions And Alcohol Sales

This week's debate focused on a proposed pre-k pilot program and an abortion bill that requires doctors to report their information to the state.

February 20, 2014

 

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What’s Next For Indiana’s Kindergarten Readiness Test

Even without a legislative mandate to improve the reach of the ISTAR-KR, the kindergarten readiness test remains a priority for the Department of Education.

February 19, 2014

 

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Legislators Poised To Eliminate Pre-K Pilot Program

A pilot program aimed at providing pre-k for low-income kids was stripped out of a bill Wednesday. The program was replaced with a mandated study of the issue:

February 12, 2014

 

Rep. Rhonda Rhoads, R-Corydon, shakes Gov. Mike Pence's hand as he takes the podium for a speech at Indiana's first state capitol building.

Governor Backs Pre-K Proposal, But Fiscal Conservatives Wary

Gov. Mike Pence made a rare appearance at a state legislative committee hearing Wednesday to testify in favor of a preschool pilot program.

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