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August 23, 2013

 

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Federal Budget Cuts Block 700 Indiana Kids From Head Start

Automatic federal spending cuts have begun to hit Indiana’s Head Start programs, leading to reductions in staff, transportation services and student slots.

May 1, 2013

 

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Report: Indiana One Of Ten States Without Preschool Program

A preschool program bill passed committee, but fizzled with an amendment that included a series of changes and no direct funding for a statewide program.

April 22, 2013

 

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Would State Lawmakers Support A Less Expensive Pre-K Pilot?

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.

March 27, 2013

 

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Senate Committee Scraps Preschool Pilot Program

Instead of the pilot program, the committee voted to track students at academically-oriented preschools and see if they are prepared for kindergarten.

March 26, 2013

 

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MCCSC To Expand Preschool Program

The Monroe County Community School Corporation says it will offer preschool at Summit Elementary School beginning next fall.

February 18, 2013

 

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House Passes Bill To Create Preschool Pilot Program

The bill that would allocate money for low-income children to attend preschool passed by an overwhelming majority.

January 31, 2013

 

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School Hopes Art Will Help Preschoolers Learn

A partnership between Fairview Elementary and Ivy Tech where students learn through art is expanding to preschool students next fall.

January 17, 2013

 

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Legislators Propose $7 Million For Preschool Education

The legislation would provide grant money for children whose families' incomes are at 185 percent of the poverty level or less to go to preschool.

January 8, 2013

 

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Legislators Might Shift Focus To Preschool Education

Republican Senator Randy Head has introduced a bill to start a pilot program to encourage preschool reading programs.

October 15, 2012

 

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Bartholomew County Vote Could Publicly Fund Pre-K

A referendum increasing property taxes would raise $1.8 million annually to expand preschool education in Bartholomew County.

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