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February 9, 2018

 

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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.

January 15, 2018

 

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Middle Way Childcare Program Receives National Accreditation

The Rise and Shine program provides care for children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years old.

December 20, 2017

 

The state hopes grant money set aside by lawmakers in the 2017 legislative session will help expand access to and the quality of preschool programs.

State Offers Nearly $4 Million For Pre-K Programs

The state hopes grant money set aside by lawmakers in the 2017 legislative session will help expand access to and the quality of preschool programs.

November 6, 2017

 

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

Advocates Call For Classroom Cohesion Among Elementary, Preschools

One of Indiana’s leading preschool advocacy organizations wants the state to better align its elementary and preschool classrooms.

September 26, 2017

 

A state grant would pay for half or full day preschool for a 4-year-old child beginning next January.

Applications Open For Half-Year In 10 Pre-K Expansion Counties

Those counties are: Bartholomew, Delaware, Elkhart, Howard, Kosciusko, Madison, Marshall, Monroe, St. Joseph, and Tippecanoe counties

September 26, 2017

 

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Indiana Accepting Pre-K Applications From 10 New Counties

Children in Bartholomew, Delaware, Elkhart, Howard, Kosciusko, Madison, Marshall, Monroe, St. Joseph, and Tippecanoe counties can now enroll.

June 2, 2017

 

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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.

May 24, 2017

 

A federal report released Wednesday ranks Indiana’s state-funded preschool program as one of the worst in country because it doesn’t serve more than 10 percent of the preschool aged population.

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

 

A kindergartener at East Side Elementary in Brazil practices writing.

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

 

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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.

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