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2013-09-25 12:27:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In Illinois, this initiative would provide 12,497 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 62,500 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or...

2013-09-25 12:26:55

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In Wyoming, this initiative would provide 489 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 4,400 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or public...

2013-09-25 12:26:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In Arkansas, this initiative would provide 4,333 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 21,000 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or public...

2013-09-25 12:26:52

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In Alabama, this initiative would provide 5,257 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 42,200 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or public...

2013-09-25 12:26:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's plan to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes would ensure that two million low- and moderate-income children have access to high-quality preschool and prevent 1.7 million kids from becoming smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or public health. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130925/DC86098-INFO)...

2013-09-25 08:33:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In West Virginia, this initiative would provide 1,484 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 19,900 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or...

2013-09-25 08:33:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In Virginia, this initiative would provide 6,340 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 64,500 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or public...

2013-09-25 08:33:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In Vermont, this initiative would provide 556 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 2,300 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or public...

2013-09-25 08:33:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In Maryland, this initiative would provide 5,175 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 30,300 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or public...

2013-09-25 08:31:39

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has proposed to expand early childhood education and fund it with an increase in federal tobacco taxes. In South Carolina, this initiative would provide 7,428 more children from low- and moderate-income families with access to high-quality preschool in the first year alone and prevent 36,400 kids from becoming addicted smokers, according to a report released today by nine organizations that focus on early learning and/or...