When the General Assembly convenes for the 2017 legislative session, expanding state-funded pre-K will be a top priority.
A public preschool for migrant children in Vincennes teaches migrant children, ages 2 to 5, in English and Spanish.
A group of business and philanthropy leaders want the legislature to expand scholarships for low-income children to attend high quality pre-k.
Lieutenant Governor Holcomb proposes using a combination of federal, state, parental and private dollars to expanding the state's preschool program.
A coalition of business, philanthropy, government and education leaders will push lawmakers to expand state-funded pre-K in the upcoming legislative session.
A new report outlines the needs and improvements of Indiana’s early childhood education system.
Indiana ranks 40th in the nation for preschool enrollment: parents of 60 percent of Indiana’s three and four year olds say their children are not in school.
The $150 million proposal to expand preschool in every district in the state would be less than one percent of the state’s annual budget.
In 2014, Pence stopped the Indiana Department of Education from applying for an $80 million grant that would have established a similar system.
A hearing over state funded preschool is scheduled for Wednesday after Governor Pence made it one of his legislative priorities.