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The State of Pre-K in Indiana

[mk_page_section padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”BY THE NUMBERS | 4 YEARS OLDS IN INDIANA” color=”custom” border_width=”2″ accent_color=”#456fb6″ css=”.vc_custom_1505095659012{margin-top: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1505096071595{margin-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_milestone align=”center” start=”83148″ stop=”84333″ text=”Total number in Indiana `{`1a`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_milestone align=”center” stop=”2829″ speed=”2350″ text=”Number funded by state tax dollars `{`1b`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_milestone align=”center” start=”24863″ stop=”27095″ speed=”2700″ text=”Low-income children currently without access to pre-k `{`1c`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_milestone align=”center” start=”3855″ stop=”7824″ speed=”3000″ prefix=”$” suffix=”per year” text=”Average cost for high-quality preschool or pre-k `{`1d`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_text_separator title=”ACCESS TO PRE-K FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN” color=”custom” border_width=”2″ accent_color=”#456fb6″ css=”.vc_custom_1505096089849{margin-top: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1505096076984{margin-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_milestone align=”center” stop=”1098″ text=”Number of high quality pre-k providers in Indiana `{`2a`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_milestone align=”center” start=”40327″ stop=”44933″ speed=”2350″ text=”Number of kids enrolled in high-quality programs in Indiana `{`2b`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_milestone align=”center” stop=”?????” speed=”????” text=”Counties without any high-quality programs `{`2c`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/4″][mk_font_icons icon=”mk-moon-file-pdf” color=”#456fb6″ size=”large” margin_vertical=”15″ align=”center”][mk_button dimension=”savvy” corner_style=”full_rounded” size=”medium” letter_spacing=”1″ url=”/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/indiana_pre-k_county_numbers.pdf” target=”_blank” align=”center” margin_top=”10″ margin_right=”10″ outline_skin=”custom” outline_active_color=”#456fb6″ outline_active_text_color=”#333333″ outline_hover_bg_color=”#456fb6″ outline_hover_color=”#ffffff”]County Pre-K Profiles[/mk_button][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_text_separator title=”DOLLARS & CENTS” color=”custom” border_width=”2″ accent_color=”#456fb6″ css=”.vc_custom_1505096617468{margin-top: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1505098692876{margin-bottom: 45px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][mk_chart percent=”5″ line_width=”15″ bar_size=”92″ percentage_text_size=”30″ percentage_color=”#456fb6″ desc=”Percentage of children retained in kindergarten” desc_text_size=”18″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1505098889236{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

(3,638) *highest percentage of any grade [3a] 

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][mk_milestone align=”center” stop=”24.4″ speed=”2350″ prefix=”$” suffix=”Million” text=”How much Indiana spends on kindergarten retention `{`3b`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_column_text title=”Return on Investment” css=”.vc_custom_1505098904003{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]For every $1 spent on high-quality pre-k, Indiana saves an estimated $4 in future special education costs, remediation and grade retention, among other savings [3c] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_text_separator title=”IMPACT OF HIGH QUALITY PRE-K” color=”custom” border_width=”2″ accent_color=”#456fb6″ css=”.vc_custom_1505097514630{margin-top: 0px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1505096076984{margin-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][mk_milestone align=”center” stop=”15″ text=”Months gained in reading and math skills by Hoosier pre-k students after just 9-10 months in a high-quality program `{`4a`}`” text_color=”#456fb6″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” font_weight=”bold” desc_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1505098920285{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]In states like Michigan, Oklahoma and North Carolina, where pre-k programs have been in existence for generations, test scores and overall academic achievement improved and students were more likely to graduate high school on time were less likely to miss school or repeat grades. [4b] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner css=”.vc_custom_1505098996260{margin-bottom: 60px !important;}”][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][mk_chart line_width=”15″ bar_size=”92″ percentage_text_size=”30″ percentage_color=”#456fb6″ desc=”Percentage of parents of Indiana’s pre-K pilot program enrolled students who have reported they have been able to increase work hours 4c” desc_text_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][mk_chart percent=”35″ line_width=”15″ bar_size=”92″ percentage_text_size=”30″ percentage_color=”#456fb6″ desc=”Percentage of parents of Indiana’s pre-K pilot program enrolled students who have found new employment 4c” desc_text_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][mk_chart percent=”60″ line_width=”15″ bar_size=”92″ percentage_text_size=”30″ percentage_color=”#456fb6″ desc=”Percentage of parents of Indiana’s pre-K pilot program enrolled students who have become engaged in their child’s classroom as volunteer 4c” desc_text_size=”18″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_text_separator title=”ADDITIONAL RESOURCES” color=”custom” border_width=”2″ accent_color=”#456fb6″ css=”.vc_custom_1505098701378{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 25px !important;padding-top: 0px !important;}”][mk_button dimension=”savvy” corner_style=”full_rounded” size=”large” letter_spacing=”1″ icon=”mk-moon-file-pdf” url=”/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/issue_brief_draft_2.17.pdf” target=”_blank” align=”center” margin_top=”45″ margin_bottom=”45″ outline_skin=”custom” outline_active_color=”#444444″ outline_active_text_color=”#444444″ outline_hover_bg_color=”#444444″ outline_hover_color=”#ffffff”]Policy Brief: Indiana Pre-K Supports Success of Both Children and Families[/mk_button][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1505098826228{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][1a] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report

[1b] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report; Breakdown is 1,893 in On My Way; 408 in EEMG

[1c] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report

[1d] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report

[2a] Source: ELAC State and County Dashboards: http://www.elacindiana.org/why-early-childhood-matters/early-childhood-profile/

[2b] Source: ELAC State and County Dashboards: http://www.elacindiana.org/why-early-childhood-matters/early-childhood-profile/ 

[2c] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report

[3a] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report; Precise number is $24,374,960

[3b] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report; Precise number is $24,374,960

[3c] Source: The Economic Impacts of Investing in Early Childhood Education in Indiana, September 2016: http://www.elacindiana.org/elacindiana/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/FINAL-ROI-Executive-Summary.pdf

[4a] Source: Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee 2017 Annual Report

[4b] Source: Early Learning Indiana Policy Brief: Indiana Pre-K Supports Success of both Children and Families

[4c] Source: Early Learning Indiana Policy Brief: Indiana Pre-K Supports Success of both Children and Families[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/mk_page_section]

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