In this edition of the Media digest you'll find two stories about the draft early learning plan for Washington State and one story about Governor Gregoire's plans to introduce a revenue package in the upcoming legislative session.
Big budget shortfalls shouldn't stop work aimed at improving early learning programs in Washington State. That's one of the messages coming from a panel making recommendations to Governor Chris Gregoire. She asked early education leaders to come up with improvements she can take to the legislature next month.
A draft plan for upgrading the state’s early learning system was presented to Gov. Chris Gregoire right before Thanksgiving and released for public comment Tuesday. It includes a broad range of suggestions, including some that are free or low-cost and others that would be phased in over the next decade.