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Montana Governor's Preschool Proposal Rejected by House Budget Panel

March 12, 2015View for printing

"The fact that the Republicans in control of the House Appropriations Committee refuse to invest in our children's future, and our state's future, is short-sighted and fiscally irresponsible." Gov. Steve Bullock

GOP-led House Appropriations Committee votes down plan 12-8


It's Not Over! - Early Education Funding in Montana Still Has a Path to Success With Your Help


Under the program known as Early Edge, grants would be available to public school districts --$30,000 for every 10 students-- to create or expand preschool programs in the next two years. If districts choose to seek grant money, they could create their own preschool program, partner with an existing one or combine the two.

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