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DC Kids Count Report Reaffirms Mayor Gray's Investment in Pre-K Education

Date Released: 
Mon, 12/17/2012

DC Kids Count Report Reaffirms Mayor Gray's Investment in Pre-K Education

OSSE Contact: Ayan Islam (202) 316-1841;

(Washington, DC) – Mayor Vincent C. Gray, State Superintendent of Education Hosanna Mahaley Jones and DC Action for Children Executive Director HyeSook Chung today released a joint statement on the DC Kids Count Policy Brief. The DC Action for Children’s policy brief points to the benefits of the Mayor’s Pre-K legislation and investments in Pre-K programs where Pre-K participation leads to higher proficiency levels in 3rd grade.


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