Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

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Name: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids (Fight Crime Invest in Kids)
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas Schneider and Jay Scott: Building strong families to curb child abuse, neglect

In the course of our work, we encounter many families struggling with poverty, substance abuse and mental illness. Even when families deal with these challenges admirably (and most do), these circumstances can create a chaotic environment for children ... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Grassley Receives Recognition from Law Enforcement for Supporting Children’s Program

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley today received recognition from a national law enforcement group for supporting the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Visiting program, which promotes child health and abuse prevention among at-risk families.  The group, ... [Published U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Three area sheriffs honored with Champion for Children Award

(WKTV) - Three local sheriffs celebrated a big award Tuesday.Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol, Herkimer County Sheriff Chris Farber and Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley all received the Champion for Children Award from the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids ... [Published NBC-WKTV News Channel 2 - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

California bill on truancy heads to Governor's desk

Chronic absenteeism bill faces veto threatOriginal article at EdSource by John FensterwaldAssembly Bill 1866, by Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima), would require the state student data system, known as CALPADS, to add reports on chronic absenteeism ... [Published Educators 4 Excellence - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek honored with Exemplary Service Award

View Comments Fight Crime: Invest in Kids – a national nonpartisan anti-crime organization of 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and crime survivors – honor Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek with Fight Crime's Exemplary Service Award last ... [Published Insight News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Allentown Mayor Proclaims July Pre-K for PA Month

The Pre-K for PA issue campaign advocates for high-quality preschool for all of Pennsylvania’s three-and-four-year olds.The Mayor of Allentown,Ed Pawlowski, has proclaimed July Pre-K for PA Month and signed the City of Allentown on as a supportingorganization. ... [Published Easton Patch - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Riverside police chief appointed to state juvenile justice commission

RIVERSIDE – Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel recently was appointed to Illinois’ Juvenile Justice Commission by Gov. Pat Quinn.The commission will serve as a federally mandated state advisory group to Quinn, the General Assembly and the Illinois Department ... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 20 2014]

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"A long-term study of Michigan's Perry Preschool found that at-risk children who did not participate in high-quality education programs were five times more likely to be chronic offenders by the age of 27 than the children who did attend preschool programs" said Maciol
...children's health and educational development pays big dividends in public safety," said National Director of Fight CrimeFight Crime Invest in Kids. "On behalf of the entire membership, I am honored to convey Fight Crime's 2014 Exemplary Service Award to Sheriff Richard Stanek for his outstanding leadership for crime prevention."
...it," said Joan Benso, president and CEO of Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC), one of 10 non-profit organizations leading the campaign. "We need to elevate the discussion about high-quality pre-k and find ways to help more children benefit from this once-in-a-lifetime learning opportunity."

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Thomas Schneider and Jay Scott: Building strong... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 22 2014]
Grassley Receives Recognition from Law Enforcem... [Published U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley - Sep 09 2014]
Grassley Receives Recognition For Supporting Ch... [Published WOWT - Sep 09 2014]
Three area sheriffs honored with Champion for C... [Published NBC-WKTV News Channel 2 - Sep 02 2014]
California bill on truancy heads to Governor's ... [Published Educators 4 Excellence - Aug 30 2014]
Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek honored ... [Published Insight News - Aug 26 2014]
Allentown Mayor Proclaims July Pre-K for PA Month [Published Easton Patch - Aug 26 2014]
Riverside police chief appointed to state juven... [Published MySuburbanLife.com - Aug 20 2014]
Study: Two-thirds on Montgomery County preschoo... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Mar 13 2014]
Statewide Coalition Kicks off Effort to Expand ... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Jan 26 2014]
Coalition forms to create more pre-k opportunit... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Jan 23 2014]
Pre-K For PA campaign to launch Thursday [Published Norristown Times Herald - Jan 22 2014]
Fact Sheet for Fight Crime: Invest in Kids [Published Able2Act - Aug 11 2006]
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