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Posts tagged Kindergarten

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.

May 15, 2017


Indiana Sets Aside $1M For Online Preschool Programs

Some education experts remain wary about such programs' effectiveness in promoting behavioral or social learning.

December 2, 2014


Indianapolis Council Passes Ballard’s Pre-K Program

The council only approved the framework for the $43 million program, and will discuss its funding next year.

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 19, 2014


Legislators Poised To Eliminate Pre-K Pilot Program

A pilot program aimed at providing pre-k for low-income kids was stripped out of a bill Wednesday. The program was replaced with a mandated study of the issue:

December 19, 2013


New AIR Report Shows How Important Kindergarten Has Become

Teachers are increasingly focusing on academic skills in kindergarten, according to a survey from the American Institutes of Research.

June 19, 2012


Indiana’s Youngest Students Prepare For All-Day Kindergarten

For the first time this fall, every Indiana kid can attend a full day of kindergarten because of state funding.

April 9, 2012


Vigo County Expects Increased Kindergarten Enrollment

Vigo County says it expects increased enrollment in its full-day kindergarten program this year.

April 7, 2012


MCCSC Ready For Expanded Full Day Kindergarten

Previously, MCCSC only had enough funding for half-day kindergarten, so parents wanting to enroll their children for the full day had to pay the difference.

March 20, 2012


Daniels Signs Law Funding Full Day Kindergarten

The law gives $80 million to full-day kindergarten, providing enough money for nearly every of-age Hoosier to attend.

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