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Ga. Plan May Preserve Pre-K

By Maureen Kelleher — March 15, 2011 1 min read
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Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced last week that he would retool his budget-reduction strategy to preserve a six-hour day in the state’s pre-K program. The governor, a Republican, had previously proposed cutting the day to four hours and cutting staff salaries by 30 percent. The new plan would shorten the school year for pre-K to 160 days, from 180, and increase class sizes from 20 to 22.

A version of this article appeared in the March 16, 2011 edition of Education Week as Ga. Plan May Preserve Pre-K

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