Nashville has secured $33 million in federal funding to boost and expand prekindergarten services, a development hailed as a giant step for an early childhood education program that has recently gained momentum...
...Dean’s term as mayor ends in August. Already, one of the five declared candidates running for mayor to replace him, At-large Councilwoman Megan Barry, says she is committed to universal pre-K.
“Funding pre-K has been a priority of mine on the council,” Barry said in a statement Wednesday. “As mayor, I will find the money to have universal pre-K in Nashville.”