The draft platform for the Republican committee says that prekindergarten "inserts the state" into family relationships and as such should be opposed, reports say.
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Mike Pence, a Republican, wrote a letter to the Office of Health And Human Services saying that the state would be interested in applying for preschool development grant money.
May 03, 2016
Mothers care more only about the next president not entering another war than they do about investing in education.
February 09, 2016
Early-childhood priorities, such as more money for home visiting and child care, can be found throughout the federal budget proposal released Feb. 9 by the White House.
November 11, 2015
The federal budget bills currently under consideration would cut funding to the grant program, which is meant to help states start or expand prekindergarten.
November 10, 2015
Preschool has been embraced by state and local lawmakers of both political parties, but there's still a partisan divide on the issue, according to recent research.
October 20, 2015
A new national poll of registered voters commissioned by the First Five Years Fund finds that 76 percent of poll respondents would support such a proposal.
October 06, 2015
Early-education supporters are continuing a drumbeat of support for federal Preschool Development Grants, which have gone to 18 states and have been used to start or expand state prekindergarten.
June 16, 2015
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential hopeful, would like to see a doubling of Head Start funding as well as funding for universal preschool.