Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

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Name: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids (Fight Crime Invest in Kids)
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Seeking Safety: Can preschool help fight crime?

By Tulsa, Okla. — Mercedes Carmona raves about Tulsa’s pre-kindergarten program.Carmona’s youngest daughter, 5-year-old April, is about to enter the program at Kendall Whittier Elementary School. April’s sister, Milly, has already been through it.“They ... [Published WRAL - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Tulsa, Education, Jim Hunt
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

More children living in poverty: Local groups move to help out

Those working in child welfare and juvenile justice in Southern Illinois are not surprised with a national survey indicating Illinois children living in areas of high poverty have increased about a third since 2000.They said the amassed data in the Kids ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Casady: Quality early-childhood programs save on crime

High-quality early education and child care programs can play a major role in preventing crime later, Public Safety Director Tom Casady said Thursday.Speaking at a news conference in Lincoln, Casady joined some 5,000 law enforcement leaders across the ... [Published Fremont Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Educating youth critical in reducing crime, as discussed Sunday during youth panel

Increasing graduation rates therefore could reduce crime and negative stereotypes - an idea that caught the attention of more than 150 students Sunday at Fight Crime: Invest in Kids’ Teen Town Hall.“These programs … they will keep kids in school and they’ll ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Golden Pen: Voting begins for Golden Pen winner

Writers competing for the Golden Pen award for June wrote about veterans health care, investing in the future and trying a new approach to combat drug abuse.Votes collected at our website, www.thesouthern.com, and received by mail at The Southern Illinoisan ... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Stevenson earns Crime Fighter Award

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids Michigan, a statewide crime prevention nonprofit organization led by more than 500 of Michigan’s police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and crime survivors, honored Roscommon County Sheriff, Randall Stevenson, with the 2014 “Crime ... [Published Houghton Lake Resorter - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Two-thirds on Montgomery County preschoolers lack access to high quality pre-K

NORRISTOWN— Leaders from the coalition Pre-K for PA released statistics Thursday morning saying 12,731 out of 19,320 of Montgomery County’s 3- and 4-year-olds, or 66 percent, do not have access to high-quality pre-K.The statistics were released as part ... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Mar 13 2014]

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"Southern Illinois is always going to rank very high, especially when you are working with percentages and counties with small populations. There is nothing to compare it with" said Bonnie Wheeler, vice chairwoman for Voices for Illinois Children, a statewide human services charity
"Pay for early education and care delivered with high quality to Nebraska kids now, or pay far more later for the costs of crime in Nebraska" Casady said
...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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Seeking Safety: Can preschool help fight crime? [Published WRAL - Jul 27 2014]
More children living in poverty: Local groups m... [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 26 2014]
Casady: Quality early-childhood programs save o... [Published Fremont Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
Casady: Quality early-childhood programs save o... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 24 2014]
Educating youth critical in reducing crime, as ... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Jul 13 2014]
Golden Pen: Voting begins for Golden Pen winner [Published Southern Illinoisan - Jul 02 2014]
Stevenson earns Crime Fighter Award [Published Houghton Lake Resorter - Jun 26 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]
Early warning [Published Indiana Gazette - Nov 02 2013]
Rep. Reed helps spread the word [Published Indiana Gazette - Oct 30 2013]
Fact Sheet for Fight Crime: Invest in Kids [Published Able2Act - Aug 11 2006]
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