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Quality child care makes lasting difference

Quality child care assures that children enter school ready to learn. They don’t have to make up lost ground in the basics of literacy and math, so they’re less likely to fall behind.

Valley leaders encourage investing in early education

The Mission: Readiness report entitled “The Military Gets It: So Why Not PA?” highlights research showing that high-quality pre-k and child care programs can support children’s success and readiness in three categories: education, obesity and behavior. It also touted the military’s early care and education system as a transformative model for the state and nation.