Wilkes-Barre Times Leader: Schwartz talks education in class visit

“Schwartz said she is concerned about those left behind. She said pre-school programs are vital not just for academics, but also that they also help children with social skills and overall health care.

“Research shows that if children get a good start, they do better in life,” Schwartz said.

Schwartz said if she were elected governor, she would reinstate the reimbursements for full-day kindergarten. She said teachers have told her that full-time kindergarten students do far better in school.

“And that’s why pre-school programs, like Head Start, are enormously important,” Schwartz said.”

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