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Parents are children’s first and most important teachers. However, two-thirds of parents with young children are in the workforce, and need a stimulating environment for their kids. To meet this demand, states have doubled their investments in preschool over the past decade. As policymakers work to improve program quality and access, Council for a Strong America is highlighting the connection between high-quality preschool for at-risk children and a stronger economy, reduced crime, and improved national security.

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  1. January 14, 2019 (Portland Press Herald)

    Early childhood education boosts national security


  2. January 13, 2019 (Bangor Daily News)

    Early education a good investment


  3. January 10, 2019 (Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel)

    Benefits of early learning too great to ignore


  4. December 18, 2018 (Bangor Daily News)

    Invest in education


  5. December 18, 2018 (Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel)

    Early education key to success, readiness


  6. December 16, 2018 (Portland Press Herald)

    Pre-K programs pay off as kids get older


  7. December 4, 2018 (Portland Press-Herald)

    Good pre-K essential to Maine students’ success