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Some Immigrant Children Are Shut Out Of New Preschool Programs

The thousands of poor Indiana children who will attend new publicly funded preschool programs this year through Gov. Mike Pence’s state preschool pilot and an Indianapolis program sponsored by Mayor Greg Ballard all have one thing in common. They all must be legal U.S. residents. Children who are in the country without permission aren’t welcome into either the state or Indianapolis preschool program.