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Retired PA generals cite poor educational achievement as a threat to national security, say cuts to pre-k programs in Pittsburgh could worsen problem PITTSBURGH, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military service is out of reach for the vast majority of young adults in Pittsburgh, according to a new report released today by MISSION: READINESS, a national security nonprofit group composed of more than 200 retired generals and admirals, including ten from Pennsylvania.
More than 600 law enforcement leaders sign letter supporting early care and education, proven way to reduce crime and lower prison costs WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and other law enforcement leaders in all 50 states delivered a letter to Congress, urging them to reject proposed cuts to early care and education programs as they continue intense negotiations over the federal budget.
Valley Forge Educational Services (http://www.vfes.net), a leading expert in educational solutions for young children, adolescents and pre-21 adults, announced today improved research-based early learning programs and a new website for parents of children with developmental and learning challenges.
Recent studies show that students who are not prepared for kindergarten can cost states millions of dollars.
MIAMI, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Manhattan mom is suing her 4-year-old daughter's New York preschool, claiming that the school didn't deliver on its promise to prepare her daughter for testing that would set the girl on a course for the Ivy League.
Survey spotlights need for quality family services for military households with young children WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military parents with young children report that the need for early care and education services, including child care, parenting classes and high-quality pre-kindergarten, tops their list of day-to-day needs, according to a new study by Pre-K Now, a campaign of the Pew Center on the States. The study, entitled "On the Home Front: Early Care and...
Children of working mothers are significantly more likely to experience health problems, including asthma and accidents, than children of mothers who donâ€™t work.
Researchers at the NYU Child Study Center demonstrated that a brief program for families of Pre-Kindergarten students attending schools in disadvantaged urban communities improved children's behavior at school.
For every $1 invested in a Chicago early childhood education program, nearly $11 is projected to return to society over the children's lifetimes -- equivalent to an 18 percent annual return on program investment.
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