Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

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First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

New Polls Show Strong Support for High-Quality Pre-K

Surveys indicate likely PA voters continue to prioritize early learning opportunitiesPHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Election Day fast approaching, two recent statewide polls of likely Pennsylvania voters demonstrate consistent ... [Published Scottrade - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

New Report Outlines Potential Savings for PA Taxpayers through Investment in Pre-K

PR NewswirePHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20, 2014PHILADELPHIAThe report outlines how investment in high-quality pre-k benefits K-12 school systems by reducing the need for special education programs and grade repetition, and producing fewer behavioral problems in ... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Growing educational program builds relationships at early age

Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas shares a tale with children at Sunrise Elementary. — image credit: Mark Klaas, Kent Reporter With a turn of a page Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas read a story, engaging a small group of imaginative minds huddled in the corner ... [Published Kent Reporter - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Local legislators, law enforcement officials meet in Lower Providence to support Pre-K for PA

Lower Providence >> During a Pre-K for PA campaign workshop Thursday morning at the Play and Learn Collegeville early childhood education center, local law enforcements officials, legislators and education specialists unanimously voiced their support ... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

AB 1866 would reduce high school dropout rate

On behalf of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, an organization of hundreds police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys and crime victims across California, and thousands nationally, I am writing to encourage support of Assembly Bill 1866 (Bocanegra), which ... [Published Californian - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Gates-Funded Group Pushes Common Core on Catholic Schools, Targets Cardinal Newman Society

A group funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been contacting Catholic school leaders, urging support for the Common Core standards and asking them to oppose the Cardinal Newman Society’s “Catholic Is Our Core” initiative.According to the ... [Published Education News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Chatham County Sheriff to present new report on crime and education

Chatham County Sheriff Al St. Lawrence speaks at a conference last year regarding crime and education.SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Authorities in local law enforcement are keying-in on a new study that shows that higher education leads to lower crime and they’re ... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Sep 23 2014]
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]

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...of communications and external affairs of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, also a Pre-K for PA coalition member. "The benefits of pre-k to schools, families and the community are too great to be overlooked -- a strong commitment to early education is a must."
"As this report indicates, Pennsylvania currently spends billions of dollars a year on special education services – a cost we know can be significantly reduced by expanding access to publically-funded, high-quality pre-k programs" said Steve Wray
...high-quality pre-k programs," said Steve Wray , Executive Director of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia – a Pre-K for PA coalition member. "Pre-k works. And, it's time to make it a top priority for Pennsylvania – particularly given the state's current challenges in ensuring adequate and equitable funding for public education."
"I think it's all a big piece of keeping our community safe and improving the quality of life in the Kent community" Thomas said. "And it starts early on."

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New Polls Show Strong Support for High-Quality ... [Published Scottrade - Oct 22 2014]
New Report Outlines Potential Savings for PA Ta... [Published Digital Journal - Oct 20 2014]
New Report Outlines Potential Savings for PA Ta... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Oct 20 2014]
Growing educational program builds relationship... [Published Kent Reporter - Oct 18 2014]
Local legislators, law enforcement officials me... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Oct 09 2014]
AB 1866 would reduce high school dropout rate [Published Californian - Sep 27 2014]
Gates-Funded Group Pushes Common Core on Cathol... [Published Education News - Sep 25 2014]
Sheriff Al St. Lawrence supports Common Core to... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Sep 25 2014]
Gates-Funded Group Pushes Common Core on Cathol... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 24 2014]
Chatham County Sheriff to present new report on... [Published WJCL ABC 22 - Sep 23 2014]
Thomas Schneider and Jay Scott: Building strong... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 22 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]
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