Roughly 113,000 Arizona kids would be eligible for universal preschool under President Biden’s ‘American Families Plan’. See more state education and legislative news here

| April 30, 2021

By Karla Navarrete • ABC15 Arizona

TEMPE — Arizona preschool advocates say they are embracing President Joe Biden’s plan for “four more years of public education,” pointing to research that shows preschool is the path towards achievement.

Preschool programs like the one at Wood Elementary School in Tempe are solely funded by cities, like, in this case, the City of Tempe. A spokesperson for Tempe says so far, the City of Tempe has invested roughly $8.5 million into its early learning program.

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