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Early education will help build better future

By Maya Soetoro-Ng

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 14, 2013

~~<p>Earlier this year, the Obama administration rolled out a plan to expand access to high-quality early education to more children in America; it is my hope that Hawaii rises to the occasion and invests in our keiki's earliest years.</p>
<p>I know that Hawaii's programs will be unique and culturally responsive, developed with input from kumu and the community. Under the president's proposal, federal funds will be available to support state early learning programs; this can be very helpful to Hawaii, especially children from low- and moderate-income families.</p>
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Earlier this year, the Obama administration rolled out a plan to expand access to high-quality early education to more children in America; it is my hope that Hawaii rises to the occasion and invests in our keiki's earliest years.

I know that Hawaii's programs will be unique and culturally responsive, developed with input from kumu and the community. Under the president's proposal, federal funds will be available to support state early learning programs; this can be very helpful to Hawaii, especially children from low- and moderate-income families. Login for more...



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