[caption id="attachment_120801" align="alignleft" width="150"] The government would fund public preschool for any 4-year-old whose family income is 200 percent or less of the federal poverty level, according to Obama's new proposal.[/caption]

President Barack Obama's ambitious plan to expand preschool programs comes as one out of every 13 students already in Head Start classrooms is at risk of being kicked out if lawmakers don't sidestep a budget meltdown.

Obama was set to talk about enlarging early childhood education programs such as Head Start during a stop Feb. 14 in Georgia. Education Secretary Arne...

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