Michigan receives the largest preschool funding in 2013. The Education Commission of the States released the figures yesterday... showing that the $65 million put towards expanding preschool access in Michigan was the largest spending increase across the U.S. Governor Snyder also expanded the Great Start Readiness Program by about 60% which added an additional 10,000 spaces for low-income preschool students. If approved by lawmakers, another $65 million expansion can be expected for 2014. Overall, the country spent $5.6 billion on preschool funding.