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Support investment in early child development

Last month, more than 250 advocates from across the country converged on Washington, D.C., for the Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) Advocacy Summit. As the political voice for kids, SCAN’s mission is to drive change by expanding access to high-quality early childhood education in the U.S. and ending preventable deaths of mothers and children around the world.

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Invest in early childhood programs

As reported in the April 4 article, 70 percent of likely voters who responded to a new poll commissioned by Save the Children Action Network said they are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports investments in high-quality early childhood education.

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Invest in Head Start

High-quality early childhood education programs like Head Start and Early Head Start help low-income kids receive an equal opportunity to thrive. Since its creation, Head Start has helped prepare more than 33 million American children for kindergarten and beyond.

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The Concord Monitor

N.H. advocates travel to D.C., urge lawmakers to invest in kids

Local advocates, including students from the University of New Hampshire, Colby-Sawyer College, Saint Anselm College and local high schools, traveled to Washington, D.C. from March 18 to 20 to participate in Save the Children and Save the Children Action Network’s annual Advocacy Summit, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson.

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New SC gov’s race poll: McMaster could face runoff, many voters undecided

According to a new poll commissioned by the Save the Children Action Network, 66 percent of South Carolina voters — including 50 percent of Republicans and 82 percent of Democrats — said public education should start with preschool and be offered to all 4-year-olds. And 79 percent said improving the state's education system should be a high priority for candidates.

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