MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Experts on Decline in Pre-K Funding in Today's News

Published:   April 10, 2012

Media Availability:   
Experts to Talk About Today's News on Decline in Pre-K Funding and Early Education Trends   

Most states have reduced funding or stalled in their support for pre-K programs in the wake of the recession, according to a report today from the National Institute for Early Education Research.
 
For analysis and context, as well as background information about the connections between state-funded pre-K, Head Start and the new Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge, see today's reporting from the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative:
 
Preschool Access and Quality Decline in Wake of Recession

Early Learning Challenge Winners Stalled in 2011 State Pre-K Funding

In addition, analysts from the Early Education Initiative are available to talk with reporters about the significance of today's news. To schedule an interview, please contact Clara Hogan at (202)-596-3368 or hogan@newamerica.net.