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Make early preschool for all families

House Republicans intend to promote early learning opportunities for young Hoosiers: "The positive effects of early childhood education are becoming more and more evident. Most experts would agree that a strong educational foundation at an early age is a key factor in determining whether or not an individual will be successful later in life. Now that we have completed our goal of making kindergarten available to every Hoosier family, it's time to look at additional opportunities, especially for low income families," said Bosma.

In Indiana, 61% of children (ages 3-4) are not enrolled in a preschool program. Only six states have a higher percentage of children not attending a preschool. "We have come a long way, but we still have a long way to go to reach these critical goals. We won't be a state that passes problems on to future generations to handle," said Speaker Bosma.

Source: BrianBosma.com, "Own your Own American Dream" , Oct 4, 2012

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