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Thursday, August 18th, 2016

GOP state senators spar over value of pre-K spending

At an education committee hearing Tuesday, Republican lawmakers, including State Sen. Donna Campbell, debated whether a $118 million pre-K initiative championed by Gov. Greg Abbott is worth the money.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Texas loses bid for federal pre-K funding

The state will not receive a share of $250 million in federal funding marked to help states expand preschool programs, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

In San Marcos, Davis hits Abbott on pre-K plan

While addressing the Texas State Teachers Association’s convention in San Marcos on Saturday, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis accused her Republican opponent, Greg Abbott, of backing away from his early education policy proposal.

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Commentary: San Marcos should invest in early education

Studies show that Pre-K and other quality early education programs don’t just make educational sense — they are economic no-brainers.

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Pre-K registration starts today

Pre-Kindergarten registration for the upcoming school year begins on May 4, from 9 a.m. to noon, and from 1-4 p.m., at Bonham Pre-K School, 211 Lee Street.

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