Tim Bartik

The Associated Press


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

The Associated Press

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.

Upjohn Institute Economist Tim Bartik says current per-child funding isn't enough to run a quality program