Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

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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]
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 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 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 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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...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's harder to succeed in life when you start out extremely low," Edmonds said. "I think anyone will see that sitting in a courtroom and hearing the cases that come through."
"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
"Research is clear that far too often, today's high school dropouts are tomorrow's criminals," Kahley said. "That is why law enforcement officials place a high priority on education. While we're never going to eliminate the need for law enforcement and corrections, we have to take every step we can to reduce crime. Investing in these early learning programs provides us with a solid opportunity to offer kids a better future and also to make our communities safer."

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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]
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]
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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