early childhood education

DETROIT NEWS--Michigan is 40th in the country for children’s education. Half of the state’s young children aren’t in preschool. According to a report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, about 70 percent of fourth graders aren’t doing well in reading and few eighth graders are doing well in math. Recent standardized test results support the foundation’s findings.

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The parent should be their child’s “first and most important teacher.” That’s the idea behind the Parents as Teachers program. 

The Associated Press

The nation's largest increase in preschool funding over the last two years has taken place in Michigan.   

About one-third of the money will go programs throughout Michigan


There's "pocket book," "hot button" and social issues. Then there's the "Sandbox Party."