New Cabinet agency would grow pre-K right

New Mexico’s long-term economic growth depends upon our ability to educate our children well and prepare them for college and successful careers. Education is key to economic development. It can break the cycle of poverty in families and communities and produce the dynamic, innovative and skilled workforce that an economy needs to thrive.

Early childhood initiatives – including home visiting services, child care assistance and pre-kindergarten programs – provide important support to families and help ensure that young children are adequately prepared to succeed in kindergarten.

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