Demand for more preschool spots outstrips supply

Sep 18, 2013

Credit Sarah Hulett / Michigan Radio

Some 16,000 four-year-olds across Michigan might not have been able to find spots in a high-quality preschool program if it weren’t for a major expansion, paid for by taxpayers. 

Those 16,000 seats got filled in a matter of weeks – and there are thousands more kids whose parents wanted to get in, but couldn’t.

Click  here to hear what taxpayers get for the $65 million expansion of preschool education. Michigan Radio's Sarah Hulett reports for State of Opportunity.