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Invest in early childhood programs

As reported in the April 4 article, 70 percent of likely voters who responded to a new poll commissioned by Save the Children Action Network said they are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports investments in high-quality early childhood education.

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Invest in Head Start

High-quality early childhood education programs like Head Start and Early Head Start help low-income kids receive an equal opportunity to thrive. Since its creation, Head Start has helped prepare more than 33 million American children for kindergarten and beyond.

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The Concord Monitor

N.H. advocates travel to D.C., urge lawmakers to invest in kids

Local advocates, including students from the University of New Hampshire, Colby-Sawyer College, Saint Anselm College and local high schools, traveled to Washington, D.C. from March 18 to 20 to participate in Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network’s annual Advocacy Summit, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.

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New SC gov’s race poll: McMaster could face runoff, many voters undecided

According to a new poll commissioned by the Save the Children Action Network, 66 percent of South Carolina voters — including 50 percent of Republicans and 82 percent of Democrats — said public education should start with preschool and be offered to all 4-year-olds. And 79 percent said improving the state's education system should be a high priority for candidates.

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Lexington Herald Leader

Bipartisan budget deal prioritizes programs for low-income children

Congress recently reached a historic two-year budget agreement, which invests significantly in programs that help children in Kentucky succeed.
The plan promises to double funding to $5.8 billion for the Child Care Development Block Grant program. Congress has never before doubled funding for that program. This will ensure approximately 230,000 more low-income American kids — including 1,600 in Kentucky — will receive access to high-quality child care programs.

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