Media Coverage | February 1, 2017

Franco Harris and Bruce Baumgartner Aim for High-Quality Pre-K

The NFL Hall of Famer and the wrestling legend talked to NPR about early childhood education

On January 25, NFL Hall-of-Famer Franco Harris and Olympic wrestling legend Bruce Baumgartner sat down with host Scott LaMar on Pennsylvania NPR’s “Smart Talk” to discuss the importance of high-quality early childhood education. In the interview, the renowned athletes talked about the message they would be carrying to the Capitol, including many of the points raised by the new Champions for America’s Future report, entitled “High-Quality Early Education Can Help Kids Win the Academic Medal Race.”

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Access to prekindergarten creates an opportunity to level the playing field for all children to achieve their full potential, regardless of the income level of the families they inherited.

Franco Harris, NFL Hall of Famer, Executive Leadership Council, Pre-K for PA

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