early childhood education http://wmuk.org en WSW: Children's Issues in This Year's Election http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-childrens-issues-years-election <p></p><p></p><p>There's "pocket book," "hot button" and social issues. Then there's the "Sandbox Party."&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:09:18 +0000 Gordon Evans 15731 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Children's Issues in This Year's Election Upjohn Institute Economist says state increase in early childhood education is "major step forward" http://wmuk.org/post/upjohn-institute-economist-says-state-increase-early-childhood-education-major-step-forward <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Michigan's education budget for the next fiscal year includes a major increase in funding for state-funded pre-school.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 10:31:06 +0000 Gordon Evans 5611 at http://wmuk.org Upjohn Institute Economist says state increase in early childhood education is "major step forward" Kalamazoo economist weighs in after NPR segement on benefit of pre-kindergarten education http://wmuk.org/post/kalamazoo-economist-weighs-after-npr-segement-benefit-pre-kindergarten-education <p>The issue of high-quality pre-school education has been getting much attention at the state and national level in the last few weeks. It was also the subject of an<a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/02/18/172298073/is-the-call-for-universal-pre-kindergaren-warranted"> NPR segment on Monday</a>.</p><p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:40:13 +0000 Gordon Evans 2444 at http://wmuk.org Kalamazoo economist weighs in after NPR segement on benefit of pre-kindergarten education Upjohn Institute economist discusses proposed increase in funding early childhood education http://wmuk.org/post/upjohn-institute-economist-discusses-proposed-increase-funding-early-childhood-education <p>Governor Snyder has proposed investing $130-million in early childhood education over the next two years.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:26:21 +0000 Gordon Evans 2129 at http://wmuk.org Upjohn Institute economist discusses proposed increase in funding early childhood education