Alabama School Readiness Alliance http://apr.org en Alabama Looking At Another Expansion Of Pre-K http://apr.org/post/alabama-looking-another-expansion-pre-k <p></p><p>Advocates of early childhood education are expecting another expansion of the state's pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds, and they are waiting to see how much the governor will propose when the Legislature convenes Jan. 14.</p><p>Gov. Robert Bentley says he will recommend an increase, but he's not saying how much yet.</p><p>The Alabama School Readiness Alliance, the Alabama Partnership for Children and others are seeking an increase of $12.8 million for the upcoming school year.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 21:27:36 +0000 The Associated Press 44278 at http://apr.org Alabama Looking At Another Expansion Of Pre-K