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Florida Governor endorses pre-K proposal


August 27, 2002
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Lesley Clark
The Miami Herald

Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday moved to soften his approach, endorsing a proposal to offer free pre-kindergarten classes to every 4-year-old in the state. The pre-kindergarten plan is estimated to cost between $425 million and $650 million a year, but Bush said the proposal “allows for some creative ways” to boost existing pre-kindergarten programs.