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Early Childhood Education: One Answer to the Achievement Gap?

Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)

Columbia Public Library – Friends Room


Dr. Kathy Thornburg
MU Professor Emerita of Human Development & Family Studies

Dr. Stacey Preis
DESE Assistant Commissioner, Office of Early and Extended Learning

Belinda Masters
Director, Parents as Teachers Program for Columbia Public Schools

Moderator:  Dr. Vena Long

Free and open to the public.

Cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library

The League of Women Voters has taken a position in favor of expansion of early childhood education. This forum will consider our progress toward that goal as a nation, state and community.