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Strengthening the workforce and reducing crime through early education

New Jersey is in better financial shape after setbacks from Hurricane Sandy and the Atlantic City economy. Legislators passed a bipartisan budget in 2016, helping to further stabilize New Jersey’s economy. However, state leaders passed up a $25 million investment in New Jersey’s pre-K program, lauded as one of the nation’s best. Our law enforcement leaders and business executives in New Jersey are working to make pre-K a top priority, educating lawmakers about the research showing that high-quality pre-K for low-income children can lead to a stronger future workforce and less crime.

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February 1, 2017

Police: I’m the Guy You Pay Later

Law enforcement leaders of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids support early education, preschool, and home visiting programs as effective crime prevention measures.

Report

  1. September 12, 2016

    2016 Citizen-Readiness Index Infographic

    Infographic

  2. March 15, 2016

    How is My Kid Doing?

    Video

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