Kansas Spent Less On Pre-K Education In 2011-2012 School Year

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas ranks near the bottom when it comes to investing in children before they start school.

The National Institute for Early Education Research released a report Monday finding Kansas spent $601 less per child for pre-K students during the 2011-2012 school year.

The state fell in rankings from 33rd to 37th out of 40 states who offer pre-K programs.

Across the country, pre-K funding decreased by more than half a billion dollars, the largest one-year drop ever.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 205332211 - wibw.com/a?a=205332211