Support growing for strengthening preschool education

Jul 16, 2013

Governor Snyder says the investment should reduce by half the number of preschoolers from low-income families waiting to get into Michigan’s “Great Start Readiness Program.”
Governor Snyder says the investment should reduce by half the number of preschoolers from low-income families waiting to get into Michigan’s “Great Start Readiness Program.”
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Governor Rick Snyder recently excited bipartisan backers of stronger early childhood education with his approval of a new state budget.  The budget seeks to increase early childhood funding for next year by $65 million.

Tanya Wright, assistant professor of education at Michigan State University and Kelly Mix, an MSU early childhood learning specialist, discuss what's needed to educate young children in the state.