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Apr 10, 2012

The Prince Edward Island budget was tabled on April 17, 2012.

Government budget documents

Main budget website

Education and Early Childhood Development budget plan

I am pleased to report that an Early Learning Framework, a curriculum document of the Preschool Excellence Initiative, has been developed and will be rolled out across the Island in English and French Early Years Centers in the coming months.Minister Sheridan said the new budget builds on the momentum of previous budgets that have resulted in several major accomplishments.

Budget 2011 supports health, education and a return to balance, Policy Monitor, 6 Apr 12

Minister Sheridan said the new budget builds on the momentum of previous budgets that have resulted in several major accomplishments.

It will continue the work that is well underway to provide all Island children with the same access to high quality early learning and child care. Funding for the Preschool Excellence Initiative will increase by $2.7 million this year to $11.3 million, a further increase of 31 per cent.

Funding for the new school-based kindergarten program increased from $3.6 million in 2008 to $11 million this coming year.

 

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