Preschool funding is again key point in discussion of statewide preschool changes

Article By: Jessica Williams | September 23, 2014 | Originally Posted on NOLA.com

Calls for more preschool funding dominated the conversation Monday as Education Superintendent John White trekked to New Orleans to share his vision for the restructuring the state’s child care system. Preschool providers and educators questioned how such changes would be financed for over the long-term, and wondered what additional cash was immediately available.

The town hall, held Uptown at Kingsley House, was the first of four New Orleans area stops on White’s annual fall tour. His visits highlight key initiatives, including teacher preparation, teacher leadership and career education.

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