early childhood programs
Ohio preschool enrollment and spending goes up, but still ranks low in national study
Despite preschool enrollment and state spending for programs increasing, Ohio ranked low in a new early childhood education report released last Thursday. Ohio ranked 36th in enrollment at age 4 (10%) and 27th at enrollment at age 3 (2%), according to Rutgers University’s National Institute for Early Education Research. “Ohio leaders must address this ongoing […]
How can we do higher quality early childhood programs in Ohio?
One provision in the Ohio Senate’s new $75 million budget passed last week that has garnered plenty of attention has to do with Step Up to Quality, the state’s system for promoting quality in early childhood programs in Ohio. The Senate budget removes the Step Up to Quality child care standards mandate, allowing child care […]