The proposal would require students who receive a pre-K voucher to take a kindergarten readiness assessment before entering school.
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.
Roughly 40,000 low-income 4-year-olds would qualify for preschool vouchers each year under the measure Gov. Mike Pence is proposing.
Gov. Mike Pence is taking a very different approach to shaping education policy than his predecessor.
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.
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.
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.
The legislature failed to pass a measure last session that would have created a preschool pilot program.
Automatic federal spending cuts have begun to hit Indiana’s Head Start programs, leading to reductions in staff, transportation services and student slots.
Depending on who you ask, it could cost as much as $8,000 per pupil or as little as $3,500 for a state-funded pre-K program.