Universal Preschool News
In this section, you'll find editorials, legislation, public policy and trends
on issues relating to preschool, pre-kindergarten, childcare and the push toward
universal preschool education. Particularly of note are articles concerning the
states claim of a compelling interest in compulsory preschool education. Visit
often for the latest preschool news.
Chicopee to study expanded preschool
CHICOPEE - The School Committee will study ways to enroll more children of minority and low-income families into its preschool to ensure children who may need it most get an early start.
The city currently offers a variety of preschool classes to students including a popular full-day class, an autism program and this year it opened a new class at Chicopee High School which has high school students in child development classes visiting to observe.
March 27, 2007
[More Results from masslive.com (MA)]
Preschool, one grant at a time
HOW CAN the state bring about universal preschool? Since its wallet is bare, Massachusetts has to start small and build.
So the state is giving out $4.6 million in grants to early education and care programs that serve low-income children and asking them to experiment with ways to improve their programs.
March 17, 2007
[More Results from Rutland Herald (MA)]