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February 28, 2017

 

n a 41-9 vote, state senators pushed ahead a two-year, $32 million proposal that would begin a modest expansion of state-funded preschool in July 2017.

Indiana Pre-K Expansion Moves Forward At Statehouse

In a 41-9 vote, state senators pushed ahead a two-year, $32 million proposal that would begin a modest expansion of state-funded preschool in July 2017.

February 24, 2017

 

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Statehouse Update: Two Holcomb Initiatives Curbed, Abortion Bill

Senate lawmakers rejected or scaled back two of Governor Eric Holcomb’s top priorities this week.

February 23, 2017

 

(Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Senate Appropriations Committee Reduces Funding For Pre-K Pilot

Gov. Eric Holcomb requested $10 million in additional funding for preschool. A Senate committee voted to reduce that to $3 million.

December 16, 2016

 

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Officials Discuss Importance Of Pre-K At Bloomington Conference

State and local officials met at Summit Elementary in Bloomington Friday to discuss the importance of educating children before they even start school.

December 14, 2016

 

Students at a Jump Start program in Seymour work with their teacher on learning the alphabet. Seymour was one community where the current state funded pre-k program offered scholarships to low-income families.

What To Expect From A Pre-K Expansion This Legislative Session

When the General Assembly convenes for the 2017 legislative session, expanding state-funded pre-K will be a top priority.

October 25, 2016

 

The IN Region 4 Migrant Preschool Center, a free preschool for migrant children ages 2 to 5, teaches students in English and Spanish

Inside A Dual-Language Preschool For Migrant Workers’ Children

A public preschool for migrant children in Vincennes teaches migrant children, ages 2 to 5, in English and Spanish.

September 28, 2016

 

Building blocks were among wome of the new materials Tina Howell was able to purchase for her pre-k classroom at Brownstown Christian Daycare. (Photo Credit: Rachel Morello/StateImpact Indiana)

Legislators Push Back On Request To Expand Pre-K Opportunities

A group of business and philanthropy leaders want the legislature to expand scholarships for low-income children to attend high quality pre-k.

September 26, 2016

 

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Holcomb Wants Expanded, But Not Free, Statewide Pre-K

Lieutenant Governor Holcomb proposes using a combination of federal, state, parental and private dollars to expanding the state's preschool program.

August 12, 2016

 

Outgoing CEO of Eli Lilly John Lechleiter outlines the need for the access to affordable pre-k in Indiana. Eli Lilly is partnering with several other groups statewide to lobby the 2017 legislature to create pre-k scholarships for low-income families.

New Pre K Initiative Asks Legislators To Expand Scholarships

A coalition of business, philanthropy, government and education leaders will push lawmakers to expand state-funded pre-K in the upcoming legislative session.

July 7, 2016

 

A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana\’s early childhood education system.

Legislators Interested In Expanding Statewide Pre-K

A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana’s early childhood education system.

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