Michigan preschool

3:32 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Upjohn Institute report finds short-term benefits of pre-school program

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Interview with Tim Bartik


A new report by the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research finds positive academic effects from the Kalamazoo County Ready4s program.

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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.