Statewide pre-kindergarten programs in public schools gaining momentum
Updated: Feb 5, 2020
Offering pre-kindergarten classes statewide is one of the top education priorities of the new administration of Gov. Janet Mills, despite a hefty cost in the range of $40 million per year and questions about whether all schools have the space to house that many 4-year-olds.
Education advocates who have long supported pre-K say just expanding the existing programs scattered around the state would be a big step forward. Read the full article in the Portland Press Herald