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January 14, 2014

 

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Governor Touts Tax Reduction, Pre-K Plan In State Of State

Gov. Mike Pence re-emphasized his proposed initiatives for a pre-k voucher program and touched on the constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage.

January 14, 2014

 

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Breaking Down Latest Cost Estimate For Proposed Pre-K Pilot

Assuming a proposed pre-K pilot serves children in Indiana's most populous counties, it could cost the state around $25 million.

January 9, 2014

 

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Indiana House Education Panel OKs Pre-K Voucher Proposal

The proposal would require students who receive a pre-K voucher to take a kindergarten readiness assessment before entering school.

January 3, 2014

 

A heat map shows the distribution of childcare providers participating in the state's Paths to Quality program that are rated at levels 3 or 4.

Is There Access To High-Quality Pre-K In Your Zip Code?

We mapped all the top-rated pre-K providers in the Paths to Quality program — and found parts of the state where there just aren’t many high quality options.

December 31, 2013

 

Students eat an afternoon snack at Geminus Head Start in Merrillville.

How Many Kids Would Participate In A Voucher Pre-K Program?

Roughly 40,000 low-income 4-year-olds would qualify for preschool vouchers each year under the measure Gov. Mike Pence is proposing.

December 16, 2013

 

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 Pence ‘Coy’ On Details For 2014 Education Agenda

Gov. Mike Pence is taking a very different approach to shaping education policy than his predecessor.

December 12, 2013

 

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How Much Would Governor Pence’s Proposed Pre-K Plan Cost?

Gov. Mike Pence wants to provide preschool vouchers to low-income families. But finding the cash to pay for such a program will be tough in a non-budget year.

December 11, 2013

 

A Head Start teacher in South Bend reads to her class of 4-year-olds.

If Indiana Offers Pre-K Vouchers, Who Will Ensure Quality?

Community foundations for years have pushed for increased access to pre-K. Now Gov. Mike Pence is proposing a voucher program for low-income Hoosiers.

December 10, 2013

 

State board member Brad Oliver, left, shakes hands with Gov. Mike Pence as he makes his way toward the podium to deliver a speech at Indiana's first state capitol in Corydon.

Gov. Pence Proposes Pre-K Program For Low-Income Children

Governor Mike Pence wants Indiana lawmakers to create a state-run preschool program targeted at low-income children, not a pre-K program for all children.

November 21, 2013

 

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Legislators Name Early Childhood Education A Top Priority

The legislature failed to pass a measure last session that would have created a preschool pilot program.

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