(First Things First) Annual Report Details Return on AZ’s Early Childhood Investment. See related story here

| September 28, 2016

By Lake Powell Life • KXAZ News

Since the inception of First Things First, the percentage of kindergartens with untreated tooth decay has decreased by 8%. This and other notable accomplishments are included in the early childhood organization’s recently published 2016 Annual Report.

“It is very rewarding to be able to detail the measurable improvements in children’s education and health that have resulted from Arizona’s investment in early childhood,” FTF Chief Program Officer Michelle Katona said. “These are the improvements that research shows can occur through evidence-based early childhood programs, and are what voters expected when they created First Things First.”

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