Enrollment in Tennessee's pre-K program grew substantially from the 2005-06 school year to the 2008-09 year, according to a report from the Appalachia's Regional Education Laboratory.
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Pre-K Now's final report advocates shifting state and federal policymaking in education toward a prekindergaten-through-12 system.
September 07, 2011
Some local pre-K programs in North Carolina are looking to line up partners that could offer spots if additional money is forthcoming.
July 18, 2011
The Associated Press reports that a federal judge ordered Monday that the state cannot limit the number of four-year-olds enrolled in the state's pre-kindergarten program, long known as More at Four. It's not clear yet whether the state will have to rewrite its 2012 budget to comply with the order.
July 14, 2011
Pre-K Now highlights five districdts where pre-K has been at the center of school turnaround efforts.
June 22, 2011
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June 14, 2011
Longtime educator Terry Lock has been appointed to the newly created position of state early childhood coordinator in Hawaii.
March 28, 2011
Advocates in Washington State argue that early-childhood education saves state K-12 systems money as soon as children start kindergarten by reducing the need for special education services.
March 23, 2011
The state's 10th annual Getting Ready report on school readiness finds the number of kindergartners deemed "school ready" has skyrocketed since the 2001-02 school year.
March 08, 2011
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says he would retool his budget-reduction strategy to preserve a six-hour day in the state's pre-K program, while cutting the number of days to 160 per year, from 180.