Financing Universal Pre-Kindergarten: Possibilities and Technical Issues For States in Using Funds Under the Child Care and Development Fund and Temporary Assistance For Needy Families Block Grant. By Mark Greenberg and Rachel Schumacher, Center for Law and Social Policy. Prepared for The Pew Charitable Trusts. (The Center, Washington, DC) November 7, 2001. Revised May 2003. 21 p.
Full Text at: www.clasp.org/DMS/Documents/1052171885.57/universal_prek.pdf
["In recent years, states and localities have become increasingly interested in providing universal access to pre-Kindergarten (pre-K). The two principal federal funding streams available to states for such an initiative are the Child Care and Development Fund and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Block Grant structure. This report summarizes what is clear and what is unclear about the extent to which each of the funding streams could be used in support of universal pre-K initiatives."]