[caption id="attachment_47304" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Arizona has proposed cutting early childhood programs entirely, while Illinois plans to cut $48 million from its programs."]Arizona has proposed cutting early childhood programs entirely, while Illinois plans to cut $48 million from its programs.[/caption]

States are cutting hundreds of millions from their early childhood education budgets, undermining years of working to help young children—particularly poor kids—get ready for school.

States are slashing nearly $350 million from their pre-kindergarten programs by next year, and more cuts are likely on the horizon once federal stimulus money dries...

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