Home Must Reads Oregon's preschools second most expensive in nation

Oregon's preschools second most expensive in nation

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, April 29, 2013

Oregon's public preschools are the second most expensive in the nation, at a cost of more than $8,500 per child for a half-day program.

Partly because of the high costs, the state has to limit the number of children who take part to about 7,200, or about 7 percent of all 3- and 4-year-olds in the state.

The state's new early learning director, Jada Rupley, says Oregon chose to offer a proven, high-quality program modeled after Head Start to the neediest 3- and 4-year-olds in the state, and says that decision, made more than 20 years ago, was the right one. No other state models all its preschool programs after Head Start.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}oregon preschool{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Launch

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

September's Launch article features Orchid Health, BuddyUp and Inter-Europe Consulting.


Read more...

Podcast: Testing for Emotional Intelligence with John Hersey

Contributed Blogs
Friday, September 19, 2014
ivbU3sIXBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

How can you tell if you, a peer, a subordinate or a job candidate has the emotional intelligence needed to do well?


Read more...

Books Rule

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JON BELL

Powell's stays relevant in the digital age.


Read more...

What I'm Reading

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Nick Herinckx, CEO of Obility, and Jake Weatherly, CEO of SheerID, share what they've been reading.


Read more...

The Diaspora

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LEE VAN DER VOO

Former newspaper journalists move into brand journalism.


Read more...

Tight and Loose

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JENNIFER MARGULIS

As schools implement more rigorous academic standards, holistic and flexible approaches to K-12 education flourish.


Read more...

Register for 100 Best Companies survey

News
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
OBM-100-best-logo-2015 150pxwBy Kim Moore | OB Editor

The 2015 survey launched this week. It is open to for-profit private and public companies that have at least 15 full- or part-time employees in Oregon.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS