Pre-Kindergarten

NC high court says Pre-K complaint is moot
North Carolina's Supreme Court says an appeal of a complaint involving changes in a pre-kindergarten program for needy children is moot because lawmakers have fixed the problem. Fri, 11/08/2013 - 7:11pm
GOP worried about NC pre-K expansion finances
Republican legislative leaders are upset with how outgoing Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue's administration is spending money to expand pre-kindergarten for thousands of additional children through next summer. Tue, 11/13/2012 - 8:31pm
Perdue moves $20M to expand NC Pre-K to 6,300 more
Gov. Bev Perdue is moving again into disputed territory with the Republican-led Legislature, shifting $20 million to accommodate up to another 6,300 youngsters by January in the state's pre-kindergarten academic enrichment program. Thu, 10/18/2012 - 4:40pm
NAACP to push GOP lawmakers on pre-kindergarten
The North Carolina NAACP's president says the civil rights group is launching a campaign targeting Republican legislators who have resisted full funding for the state's pre-kindergarten enrichment program. Fri, 08/31/2012 - 6:04pm
NC Court of Appeals upholds lower ruling on pre-K
An appeals court has upheld a lower court decision that says North Carolina cannot deny at-risk children admission to the state's pre-kindergarten program. Tue, 08/21/2012 - 4:26pm
NC appeals court considers pre-K for at-risk kids
North Carolina lawmakers are backtracking months after legislation that cut access to pre-kindergarten education for needy children and hours before that law is examined by an appeals court. Tue, 06/05/2012 - 3:31pm
NC Pre-K limits get attention days before appeal
State lawmakers are backing away from language that prompted a lawsuit over whether every needy child must be given pre-kindergarten education. Wed, 05/30/2012 - 7:50pm
NC early-ed panel pulls back on recommendations
A North Carolina legislative committee has scaled back recommendations for changing the state's prekindergarten program, but not before the debate shifted to the scope of poverty in the state. Thu, 03/01/2012 - 7:00pm
Perdue to move $9M to fund 2,000 more in NC Pre-K
Gov. Bev Perdue says she's shifting money to enroll another 2,000 at-risk 4-year-olds in a state program that helps them catch up to their peers before entering kindergarten. Wed, 02/22/2012 - 2:13pm
NC parents in limbo amid pre-kindergarten battle
Thousands of North Carolina parents are wondering whether their 4-year-olds will attend taxpayer-paid pre-kindergarten this year despite a judge's ruling that all needy families should have access. Tue, 08/16/2011 - 8:23pm