Early Childhood

Ariz. Keeps Early Ed Fund; Tenn. Elects GOP Governor

By Maureen Kelleher — November 04, 2010 1 min read
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Here’s a follow-up on earlier posts related to early childhood in the November elections:

By a substantial margin (69 to 31 percent), Arizona voters rejected Proposition 302, which would have returned a tobacco tax set aside for early education to the state’s general fund.

In Tennessee, Republican candidate Bill Haslam defeated Democrat Mike McWherter. The candidates had squabbled about support for state-funded pre-K, an issue popular with Tennessee voters.

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Early Years blog.