Slideshow | June 29, 2017

America Without Early Ed? Members Weigh In

Maine’s sheriffs and police chiefs of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids speak up about the importance of early childhood education

Experts agree that early education teaches children vital skills that help them succeed later in life. By contrast, a society without early education would see much bleaker outcomes. We asked our members in Maine to imagine America without early ed and record their thoughts:

  • Chief Jack Peck of Farmington Police Department says, “Without early ed more kids may need our service.”

    Chief Jack Peck of Farmington Police Department says, “Without early ed more kids may need our service.”

  • Chief Michael Gahagan of Caribou Police Department says, “Without early ed you won’t have a good foundation to make a great nation.”

    Chief Michael Gahagan of Caribou Police Department says, “Without early ed you won’t have a good foundation to make a great nation.”

  • Chief Jim Willis of Mount Desert Police Department says, “Without early ed more kids will get introduced to the criminal justice system.”

    Chief Jim Willis of Mount Desert Police Department says, “Without early ed more kids will get introduced to the criminal justice system.”

  • Chief Jo-Ann Putnam of Wells Police Department says, “Without early ed more people will be challenged to make sound judgments.”

    Chief Jo-Ann Putnam of Wells Police Department says, “Without early ed more people will be challenged to make sound judgments.”

  • Sheriff Todd Brackett of Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department says, “Without early ed I know some young adults will end up in my jail.”

    Sheriff Todd Brackett of Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department says, “Without early ed I know some young adults will end up in my jail.”

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