early childhood education

Pre-Kindergarten education
12:40 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Kalamazoo economist weighs in after NPR segement on benefit of pre-kindergarten education

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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 NPR segment on Monday.

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Early Childhood Education
9:26 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

Upjohn Institute economist discusses proposed increase in funding early childhood education

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Governor Snyder has proposed investing $130-million in early childhood education over the next two years. 

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7:43 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Snyder's call for more early childhood education funds welcomed by advocates

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Upjohn Institute Economist Tim Bartik says current per-child funding isn't enough to run a quality program
MORE OF THIS: Gov. Rick Snyder joined a growing chorus of political and business voices in favor of increased funding for Michigan's Great Start Readiness preschool program. (Bridge photo/Lance Wynn) By Chris Andrews/Bridge Magazine contributor Thousands of low-and moderate-income children took a step closer to the preschool classroom with Wednesday night's call for additional early childhood investment by Michigan Gov.