Early childhood education advocates are calling on Indiana lawmakers to fully fund quality early childhood education programs.

Proponents are calling on lawmakers to spend up to $50 million over the next two years to expand quality pre-k across the state to nearly 27,000 children.

Current proposals are not as expansive.

Indy Politics spoke with Ann Murtlow of the United Way of Central Indiana.  The Leon-Tailored audio runs 7 minutes.