Authors: LDonline.com

Today's LD NewsEducation WeekWhile lawmakers continue to debate the long-range impact of preschool on participants, 62 percent of parents in a new poll commissioned by a day-care and pre-K provider said they believe the skills gained in early-childhood education programs last a lifetime. Such opportunities were seen as "essential" to learning social and emotional skills — and were rated as just as important as traditional academics, states a national poll released April 7 by the Learning Care Group. The company runs 900 day-care operations and schools in 36 states for children ages 6 weeks to 13 years.

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