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Approaches to State Pre-K Eligibility Policy Webinar

Approaches to State Pre-K Eligibility Policy: Considerations for Policymakers reviews key findings from a recent policy report by the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes that provides information on state-funded pre-K program eligibility policies and considerations for policymakers as they review or revise eligibility to balance accountability and increase access for high needs children. Susan Hogge, Legislative Fiscal Analyst for Public Education, Virginia House Appropriations Committee offers remarks regarding Virginia’s recently revised eligibility policy for the Virginia Preschool Initiative. Lori Connors-Tadros and Diane Schilder from CEELO also presented.

The webinar, held July 21, 2015  discusses:

  • Components of a high quality pre-K program
  • Access, equity, & sustainability
  • Approaches to eligibility policy
  • Implications for income verification
  • Virginia’s new eligibility policy
  • Considerations for policy makers