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February 9, 2018


Efforts To Lower School Age Fail In 2018 Session

Lawmakers killed a bill to lower the compulsory school age, but other state officials and groups plan to bring back the conversation in future years.

March 19, 2014


Map: Which Counties Should Indiana Select For Pre-K Pilot?

The majority of Indiana counties have fewer than 10 high quality preschools. And nine counties don't have any top-rated Paths to Quality providers.

March 19, 2014


Indiana Will Pay For Pre-K, But Quality Questions Remain

Indiana used to be one of 10 states that didn’t provide any state dollars for preschool — but that’s about to change.

March 17, 2014


Indiana Will Tap Into Existing Funds To Pay For Pre-K Pilot

Funding for Indiana’s newly-minted preschool program will come from existing appropriations and federal funds.

March 14, 2014


Legislative Leaders Call Pre-K Pilot Important First Step

Legislative leaders on both sides of the aisle are praising creation of a preschool pilot program as an historic achievement for Indiana.

March 11, 2014


Why Some Indiana GOP Lawmakers Aren’t Ready To Fund Pre-K

According to Senate Appropriations Chair Luke Kenley, the governor's preferred pre-K proposal is 'a potential budget buster' for the state.

February 26, 2014


Governor Pence Continues Push To Restore Pre-K Pilot

Gov. Mike Pence says a preschool pilot for 1,000 students could inform summer study committees on pre-K.

February 24, 2014


Senate GOP Rejects Pre-K Pilot Revival

Senate Republicans Monday rejected an attempt to revive a preschool pilot program that had been eliminated in a Senate committee last week.

February 20, 2014


What’s Next For Indiana’s Kindergarten Readiness Test

Even without a legislative mandate to improve the reach of the ISTAR-KR, the kindergarten readiness test remains a priority for the Department of Education.

February 12, 2014


Governor Backs Pre-K Proposal, But Fiscal Conservatives Wary

Gov. Mike Pence made a rare appearance at a state legislative committee hearing Wednesday to testify in favor of a preschool pilot program.

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