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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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Voluntary prekindergarten program application available

Source: Minnesota Department of Education Voluntary prekindergarten was established by Gov. Dayton and the 2016 Minnesota Legislature for the purpose of preparing children for success as they enter kindergarten the following year. The funding allows districts, charter schools with recognized … Continue reading

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