Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

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Name: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids (Fight Crime Invest in Kids)
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Military, business and law enforcement leaders push candidates to learn about early childhood education

As the race for governor heats up, a coalition of retired military officers, business leaders and law enforcement officials is trying to get all the candidates to understand the importance of investing in early childhood education.Katie McGinty was the ... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Voice of The Southern: Spend a little, save even more

If you’ve ever owned a home or motor vehicle it probably didn’t take too much time to learn the value of simple repairs and preventative maintenance.You can either fix that leak between the chimney and the shingles at the first hint of moisture, or put ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Law-enforcement officials visit State Capitol to support childhood programs

Members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, a national anti-crime organization of police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys and victim advocates with 400 members in California and close to 5,000 members nationwide, visited the State Capitol last week to ... [Published Signal Tribune Newspaper - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Juvenile Crime Could Be Reduced By Common Core

Florida’s Common Core standards have a new group of supporters: law enforcement. Police say higher standards can prevent crime.The national anti-crime group Fight Crime: Invest in Kids released a paper in favor of Florida’s new standards for English language ... [Published WGCU Public Media - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Law enforcement personnel fight to save kids' crime-prevention programs

JONESBORO -- Pay a little now or pay a lot later.That's the dilemma when it comes to cutting kids' programs that attempt to prevent crime, according to Union County State's Attorney Tyler Edmonds."These programs are a key investment in reducing crime ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

but our mental health services need help

THERE IS A growing consensus forming in the General Assembly that now is the time to improve the safety net for mental health services. Both the House and Senate budgets increase funding for these services by millions of dollars (the House proposed a ... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding early childhood education

The issuePreschool is preparation for school. It’s widely agreed a good, early grounding sets children up for success in grade school and beyond. Although legislators in 2013 created the state’s first state-supported pre-kindergarten program, it didn’t ... [Published Clarion-Ledger - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Capitol visit promotes youth crime prevention

Local law enforcement officials headed to the state capitol Tuesday to lobby for a program helping at-risk youth.Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson and Merced County District Attorney Larry Morse II were among the officials meeting with policymakers ... [Published Turlock Journal - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

DA pushes lawmakers for pro-kids, anti-crime measures

Merced County District Attorney Larry D. Morse visited the state Capitol in Sacramento on Tuesday to ask legislators to support programs proven to keep children in schools and away from crime.Morse is a member of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, a national ... [Published Merced Sun-Star - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Abuse Prevention Program At Risk

The program called the Nurse Family Partnership, where nurses go into high risk homes and teach parents about pre-natal care and childhood development is on the chopping block.The program also makes referrals for Head Start and providers who can give ... [Published KOLO TV Reno - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

DA Joyce Dudley Visits Capitol to Seek Legislative Support for At-Risk Youth

Members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, a national anti-crime organization of police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys and victim advocates with 400 members in California and close to 5,000 members nationwide, visited the Capitol on Tuesday to urge ... [Published Noozhawk.com - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nerheim speaks about investing in children’s education

Lake County States Attorney Mike Nerheim.Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim was in Springfield on Thursday to speak before members of the State Legislature on the need to retain crime prevention funding for at-risk kids.Nerheim was scheduled ... [Published Lake Forester - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

"Sixty percent of the new jobs in the 21st century will require skills that only 20 percent of the current American workforce has" said Wray
...We see these kids abused or neglected and in juvenile court, then in juvenile justice and ultimately in prison," Edmonds said. "We know being educated doesn't stop all crime, but there are a lot of folks that end up starting out from behind and never really recover."
"Obviously, they're facing a very tough fiscal situation and we acknowledge that," Edmonds said. "We're just asking when they make those tough decisions, they understand how valuable these programs are."
"And our law enforcement leaders know that to make sure kids are employable, they need a good start and a good beginning" , said Natasha O'Dell Archer

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Military, business and law enforcement leaders ... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 15 2014]
Seth Williams: Penn State Board of Trustees can... [Published Centre Daily Times - Apr 10 2014]
California lawmakers seek to establish public s... [Published Ventura County Star - Apr 10 2014]
Voice of The Southern: Spend a little, save eve... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Apr 09 2014]
Officials fight to save kids' crime-prevention ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Apr 08 2014]
Law-enforcement officials visit State Capitol t... [Published Signal Tribune Newspaper - Apr 05 2014]
Juvenile Crime Could Be Reduced By Common Core [Published WGCU Public Media - Apr 03 2014]
Law enforcement personnel fight to save kids' c... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Apr 03 2014]
but our mental health services need help [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Apr 02 2014]
JOHN MILLER: Maintain the momentum for quality ... [Published Sun Herald - Apr 01 2014]
Metro-east prosecutor, police chief lobby for p... [Published Belleville News Democrat - Mar 27 2014]
Understanding early childhood education [Published Clarion-Ledger - Mar 27 2014]
Capitol visit promotes youth crime prevention [Published Turlock Journal - Mar 26 2014]
Stanislaus County sheriff at capitol to aid at-... [Published Modesto Bee - Mar 26 2014]
DA pushes lawmakers for pro-kids, anti-crime me... [Published Merced Sun-Star - Mar 26 2014]
Abuse Prevention Program At Risk [Published KOLO TV Reno - Mar 26 2014]
DA Joyce Dudley Visits Capitol to Seek Legislat... [Published Noozhawk.com - Mar 26 2014]
Sheriffs: Can home visits save young lives? [Published Detroit News - Mar 25 2014]
Nerheim speaks about investing in children’s ed... [Published Lake Forester - Mar 21 2014]
Pre-K more important than ever, educators and a... [Published WGEM.com - Mar 20 2014]
Union County Prosecutor Talks Early Childhood E... [Published WJPF-AM - Mar 20 2014]
Editorial: New mentor program established [Published Ellensburg Daily Record - Mar 18 2014]
'Pre-K for PA' Releases Data on Pre-K Access fo... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Mar 13 2014]
Study: Two-thirds on Montgomery County preschoo... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Mar 13 2014]
Rejecting early education is foolish [Published Sun This Week - 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]
Early warning [Published Indiana Gazette - Nov 02 2013]
Rep. Reed helps spread the word [Published Indiana Gazette - Oct 30 2013]
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