Wake County NC Expands Pre-K to Three-Year Olds

Wake County NC announced it will now offer pre-kindergarten to eligible three-year-olds starting in 2022. Since 2015, the county has supplemented the state NC Pre-K program to support more 4-year-old children’s kindergarten readiness. With 86% of eligible...

New Podcast on Louisiana’s School Readiness Tax Credit

June 11, 2018 – The Committee for Economic Development (CED) shares its latest audio podcast about the importance of the early learning workforce and the story of how Louisiana addressed this challenge in their state. Hear from special guests Melanie Bronfin of...

First Year Results for Cincinnati’s Preschool Promise

In 2016, Cincinnati voters overwhelmingly approved a property tax increase to fund the $15 million-a-year Preschool Promise. In its first school year, the program provided tuition scholarships to 1,337 preschoolers, brought 82 preschools into the program and supported...