Early Childhood Education

Onondaga Citizens League Report Warns of Underinvestment in Young Children

Apr 14, 2014
WAER News

The Onondaga Citizens League released a report calling attention to a serious lack of investment in the community’s youngest children. The report, entitled “Thrive by Five,” acknowledges the fact that New York State is making provisions to improve kindergarten and Pre-K but warns that officials have failed to place enough emphasis on the earliest developmental stages.

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