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.
December 10, 2014
MONTGOMERY (AP) — Alabama's small, but highly rated pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds will be growing because of a federal grant announced today.
December 2, 2014
On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, the co-chairs of the Alabama School Readiness Alliance's Pre-K Task Force announced updated recommendations for 2015 that will help the state achieve "pre-k for all" within the next eight years....
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....