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Proposed Bill Would Fund Full-Day Pre-K for Qualifying School Districts

State Rep. Eric Johnson recently filed a bill that would fund full-day pre-K for qualifying school districts through the existing school finance formula. So, we revisit a conversation from Feb. 2015 about the benefits of full-day pre-K. In February of 2015, Dr. Susan Landry, founder and director of the Children’s Learning Institute at UTHealth, talked […]

School Bus Education Illustration - MHagertyState Rep. Eric Johnson recently filed a bill that would fund full-day pre-K for qualifying school districts through the existing school finance formula.

So, we revisit a conversation from Feb. 2015 about the benefits of full-day pre-K. In February of 2015, Dr. Susan Landry, founder and director of the Children’s Learning Institute at UTHealth, talked with us about what she sees as the benefits of full-day pre-K programs and what other steps she’d like to see taken to maximize those benefits.

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