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Pre-K programs help children get ready for first day of school

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on April 9, 2012 1:46 PM

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Wee Wings instructor Nancy Reyes helps K'mya Parker with her reading inside of the Wee Wings bus. Pre-K programs like Wee Wings provide a valuable foundation for children in preparation for school, officials told the school board during a presentation Monday night.

The first 2,000 days of a child's life are vital, educators say. That's the estimated number of days between the birth of a child and when he shows up for the first day of kindergarten. "We must do everything we...

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