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June 9, 2017


Online Pre-K Program Looks To Increase Kindergarten Readiness

The online software is designed to increase access for low-income families, but some believe the money would be better spent on in-class programs.

June 7, 2017


Holcomb Approves ‘On My Way Pre-K’ Expansion

Holcomb selected 15 additional Indiana counties to participate in On My Way Pre-K, the state’s first state-funded preschool program.

June 2, 2017


Noon Edition: Technology’s Impact On Education, Development

This week on Noon Edition, our expert panel discussed the impact of digital technology on education and cognitive development.

June 2, 2017


Early Learning Indiana Awards $100,000 In Education Grants

The money will be used over the next year to pay for staff costs, promotion campaigns and planning.

May 24, 2017


Report: Indiana’s Preschool Program Is Making Improvements

Indiana is tied with Arizona in the lowest score for states with preschool programs, but there are currently seven states with no program at all.

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.

April 21, 2017


New Pre-K Plan Expands To 20 Counties, Ties To Vouchers

The legislature approved $3 million to expand the state-funded pre-k program, less than the $10 million a year boost Governor Eric Holcomb asked for.

April 17, 2017


As Indiana Looks To Spread Pre-K, Online Option Sparks Controversy

The bill looking to expand state funded pre-k also allocates $1 million for in-home digital preschool learning.

April 5, 2017


Senate Republicans Reject Host Of Democratic Budget Amendments

Republicans rejected several attempts by Democrats Wednesday to increase pre-K funding.

April 5, 2017


Pre-K: Republican Governors Vs. Republican Lawmakers

The struggle between a Republican governor advocating for pre-K funding and a reluctant Republican-held legislature is a familiar one in Indiana.

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