Funding the Future
States' Approaches to Pre-K Finance (2008 update)
- Pre-K Now
- February 1, 2008
By strengthening linkages between pre-k programs and education reform agendas, Early Childhood Councils are well positioned to influence their states’ school improvement activities. This brief identifies specific steps councils can take to maximize their states’ investments in early education including aligning policy prior to and following Pre-K.
In its final report, Pre-K Now laid out a strategy to transform public education by moving from the current K-12 model to a more effective, evidence-based pre-K-12 system.more
This brief highlights some of the most promising state efforts to fund high-quality Pre-K programs and offers recommendations to help federal policy makers support and encourage greater expansion. more