Seattle voters must choose where they stand on two competing proposals Nov. 4—one supported by two large unions, and one supported by the city government.
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October 28, 2014
October 22, 2014
The state education chief says that the application is complete; all it needs is the governor's signature to take advantage of a deadline extension from the U.S. Department of Education.
October 14, 2014
Gov. Steve Bullock, a Democrat, plans to ask the Montana legislature in November to set aside $37 million for the program in the 2017 biennial budget.
October 03, 2014
Private donations could save a Republican mayor's plan to expand public preschool, if only he can get the Democrats on the city council to agree to raise public funding.
September 17, 2014
Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is fighting against the common core in his state, pitting him against the state schools chief and board of education.
May 13, 2014
The National Institute for Early Education Research, which advocates on behalf of expanded high-quality preschool options, uses federal funds only for data collection, its president says.
April 21, 2014
Democratic state lawmakers have championed the plan, but Gov. Jerry Brown has warned against starting new programs with the state's current budget surplus.
April 10, 2014
If a legislative proposal passes, Connecticut would be able to enroll 50,000 more students around the state and prioritize students who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches.
March 27, 2014
For the first time, Mississippi has awarded state money for pre-K, but an advocate says change won't be widely felt.
February 27, 2014
Public preschool programs, while welcomed by early education advocates, could put pressure on private providers if the system does not take their needs into account, early education finance experts say.