Michigan early childhood education

Early childhood education
6:31 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Upjohn Institute Economist says state increase in early childhood education is "major step forward"

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Interview with Tim Bartik


Michigan's education budget for the next fiscal year includes a major increase in funding for state-funded pre-school. 

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6:34 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Expanding preschool access in Michigan has broad support

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Bipartisan support at both the state and federal level gives hope to advocates of early childhood education
Early education advocates who have long lamented the lack of preschool slots in Michigan are buoyed by pledges this year from Gov. Rick Snyder and President Barack Obama to make preschool funding a priority. Snyder, a Republican, proposes $130 million more for Michigan's Great Start Readiness Program for low- and moderate-income kids over two years.