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Funding cuts to state-funded prekindergarten programs in FY10 & 11


August 1, 2010
Economics and FinanceState & Local

National Institute for Early Education Research Co-Director Steve Barnett and Research Professor Dale Epstein estimate the cuts in state funding for prekindergarten across fiscal years 2010 and 2011.

Funding cuts to state-funded prekindergarten programs in FY10 & 11

by Dale Epstein, Ph.D. and Steve Barnett, Ph.D. (July 2010)

As documented in NIEER’s annual report The State of Preschool 2009, the rate of the growth of spending on pre-K has decreased even as state expenditures increased. In this brief report, NIEER Co-Director Steve Barnett and Research Professor Dale Epstein estimate the cuts in state funding for prekindergarten across fiscal years 2010 and 2011.

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