State Funding for All-day Kindergarten Begins This Fall

By Scott Sarvay

State Funding for All-day Kindergarten Begins This Fall

March 20, 2012 Updated Mar 20, 2012 at 12:46 PM EST

INDIANA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Governor Mitch Daniels has signed a bill making full-day kindergarten a reality in Indiana.

The law will provide $80 million in funding for full-day kindergarten beginning this Fall.

Indiana State Schools Superintendent Dr. Tony Bennett says the new law will add to a youngsters potential for success.

Both the Governor and Bennett agree that kindergarten should remain a top priority and the state can afford to fund the program every year.

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