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Alabama Governor Pledges to Fully Fund State’s High-Quality, Voluntary Pre-K Program By End of Term

January 19, 2015
During his inauguration address today, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley pledged to make Alabama’s high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten program available for all families by the end of his second term.

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Alabama pre-K gets $17.5 million in federal grants

December 10, 2014
MONTGOMERY (AP) — Alabama's small, but highly rated pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds will be growing because of a federal grant announced today.

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2015 Pre-K Task Force Recommendations

December 2, 2014
On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, the co-chairs of the Alabama School Readiness Alliance's Pre-K Task Force announced updated recommendations for 2015.

Read More Opinion: Quality pre-k is key to state's educational and economic future

October 19, 2014
At the state's annual pre-k conference this week, Gov. Robert Bentley said he will fight to commit at least $10 million for pre-k. That could be a good sign for better things to come.

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Pre-K expansion reaps huge benefits for families statewide

May 29, 2014
Wilcox County works with the Alabama Department of Children's Affairs to expand pre-k to all four-year-olds in one of the nation's lowest-income counties.

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Invest in First Class Pre-K

May 8, 2014
Thanks to the leadership of Gov. Robert Bentley and the Legislature, the $10 million increase in state funding for Alabama's voluntary First Class Pre-K program will allow approximately 1,800 more four-year-olds to attend the nation's best pre-k program....

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