Smart Start http://wunc.org en Pre-K Hangs In Balance As Budget Negotiations Start http://wunc.org/post/pre-k-hangs-balance-budget-negotiations-start <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican leaders in the legislature are getting ready to hash out their own versions of the state budget. And the House, Senate and Governor’s version are quite different when it comes to pre-K.</span></p><p>North Carolina has long been praised for its commitment to high-quality pre-kindergarten programs. But all three of the current budgets make cuts to those programs, to varying degrees.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:29:35 +0000 Dave DeWitt 17556 at http://wunc.org Pre-K Hangs In Balance As Budget Negotiations Start