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Education
6:22 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Pre-K Enrollment Down; Northwest Especially Low

The number of preschoolers enrolled in state-funded early childhood education programs is dropping nationally.
Credit Barnaby Wasson / Flickr

The number of preschoolers enrolled in state-funded early childhood education programs is dropping nationally. A national study released Tuesday shows that Northwest states are holding steady in terms of overall enrollment but continue to rank near the bottom in some key areas.

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Governor Inslee's New Plan
5:43 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Washington Governor Announces 'Soft Launch' Of Performance Indicators

Washington Governor Jay Inslee.
Credit Office Of The Governor

Washington Governor Jay Inslee wants to more than double the number of state-funded preschool slots by 2019. He also wants to decrease the number of SUVs purchased by the state.

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Improving Preschool
5:08 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Oregon Wins $20 Million In Federal Early Learning Funds

The federal money will help train preschool teachers and will set up a voluntary grading system for preschools.
Credit U.S. Department of Education website

Oregon learned Thursday it’s getting more than $20 million from the federal government to improve preschool education.

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