Pacific County Law Enforcement Leaders Discuss Report Showing Early Learning Prevents Crime, Increases Success in School
Joined by preschool children at the South Bend School District Early Learning Center, Pacific County’s top cops will discuss a report that shows how high-quality early learning lays the foundation for greater success in school and leads to a less crime. The report highlights significant research documenting the impact of quality early childhood programs on crime reduction.
The law enforcement leaders will also discuss how providing high-quality early learning will help Washington comply with the State Supreme Court’s McCleary decision requiring the state to fulfill its paramount duty to amply provide for the education of all Washington children.
The law enforcement leaders will be joined by Senator Brian Hatfield and Representative Brian Blake.
WHO: Pacific County Sheriff Scott Johnson
Pacific County Undersheriff Todd Fosse
Raymond Chief Chuck Spoor
Shoalwater Bay Chief Robin Souvenir
South Bend Chief David Eastham
Senator Brian Hatfield
Representative Brian Blake
Pacific County Prosecutor David Burke
WHAT: Roundtable Discussion and Classroom Visit
WHEN: Tuesday, May 6th, 2014, 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: South Bend School District Early Learning Center
409 E. First Street, South Bend