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.
Branstad: Expect preschool voucher proposal next session
Universal preschool may remain in place for the next school year, but Gov. Terry Branstad said Tuesday the fight to reform early education isn't over.
Branstad this session proposed an income-based voucher program for at-need four-year-olds attending preschool to replace the universal program in place now. Though the proposal flopped this session, Branstad said legislators can expect to see the idea proposed again in subsequent sessions.
June 11, 2011
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