Category Archives: Preschool

Session Daily: Conferees agree to omnibus education finance proposal that defunds voluntary pre-K

Source: Session Daily By Nick Longworth After weeks of debate over the best way to reduce the achievement gap through early learning opportunities, House and Senate conferees agreed on a proposal supporters say would provide increased funding for schools, but … Continue reading

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Summary shows strong interest in Voluntary Prekindergarten program

Source: Minnesota Department of Education Even with a short turnaround, Gov. Mark Dayton’s Voluntary Prekindergarten program received strong interest across the state. The application process for the program ran from June 3 through July 1. According to the Minnesota Department … Continue reading

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Publicly funded preschool favored by majority of fair polltakers

Source: Minnesota House of Representatives Public Information Services A majority of those participating in the nonpartisan House Public Information Services state fair poll believe publicly funded preschool should be provided for the state’s youngest learners. They also support exempting Social … Continue reading

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