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Indy Star: Ritz, Lawmakers Hung Up On Details Of Proposed Pre-K Pilot

The Indianapolis Star‘s Scott Elliott has this on a General Assembly bill that would create a $7 million, statewide pre-K pilot program — a proposal that got a lot of tough questions from lawmakers in the Senate Education Committee Wednesday, as Elliott writes: In bit of a surprise, State Superintendent Glenda Ritz was among the critics who asked […]

How Teacher Pay Affects Preschool Quality

Head Start students at Eastview Elementary in Connersville play a card game that teaches memory and matching skills.

President Obama announced last month he wants to make preschool available to every 4-year-old in the country. He’s proposed a cost-sharing program with the states to enroll more students from low- to middle-income families in high quality early childhood education. Currently Indiana is one of 11 states that doesn’t provide public money for preschool, but […]

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