Nixon Proposes $30M for Early Childhood Ed (Associated Press)

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing $30 million of additional state spending for early childhood education programs. The governor’s budget includes adding $20 million to the Missouri Preschool Program. That would roughly triple the program. Nixon also wants an additional $8.5 million for the First Steps program, which serves young children with developmental disabilities, and an additional $1 million for the Parents as Teachers program. Read more HERE