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Pre K

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NC House Tentatively Passes Pre-K Restrictions

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill narrowing eligibility for North Carolina’s pre-K program is one step closer to passage. The North Carolina House gave tentative approval to the Republican measure Thursday in a 62-46 vote. […]

CBS Charlotte–05/03/2013

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NC Bill Tightening Pre-K Eligibility Clears Panel

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill toughening income requirements for pre-K applicants heads to the North Carolina House after passing a committee. The Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday approved a bill mandating that […]

CBS Charlotte–04/30/2013

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NC House Panel Considers Pre-K Changes Again

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP/CBS Charlotte) — North Carolina legislators are once again talking about which children should qualify for North Carolina’s free preschool initiative for at-risk 4-year-olds. A House health committee scheduled debate Tuesday on a […]

04/30/2013

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NC Could Get Up To $70M In Fed Funding For Pre-K

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina will get up to $70 million to improve early childhood education after being selected Friday for a federal Race to the Top grant, but Gov. Beverly Perdue says that won’t solve a standoff with legislative Republicans on expanding pre-kindergarten services.

CBS Charlotte–12/16/2011

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