The Alabama School Readiness Alliance advocates for the expansion of high-quality, voluntary pre-k.
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Alabama has received a perfect quality rating for its state funded pre-k program from the National Institute for Early Education Research for 8 straight years! Learn more at www.nieer.org/yearbook.
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.
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.
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....
November 26, 2013
New research from PARCA shows that Alabama's high-quality, voluntary First Class Pre-K program is closing the achievement gap for lower income students by an average of 25 percent....
October 18, 2013
By Cathy Higgins, Foley Onlooker / Gulf CoastNewsToday.com. FOLEY, Ala. — State officials and education leaders descended on Heaven Sent Learning Center in Foley...
October 12, 2013
By Jamon Smith, Tuscaloosa News. ... Rep. Bill Poole, who is chairman of the Alabama House Ways and Means Education Committee, was instrumental in helping Tuscaloosa City Schools secure the intervention grant.