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Senate Committee Says Early Education Key to Combatting Effects of Childhood Poverty

February 28, 2013

West Virginia Public Broadcasting РThe Senate’s Select Committee on Children in Poverty is continuing to gather information on how they can best help the children of our state. Today, that committee heard that early education programs may be the best way to impact poverty rates in the long run, a position Gov. Tomblin supported through his education reform bill by expanding the full day four-year-old pre-K program. Read