Retired military leaders call for Michigan to invest more in early childhood programs

6:19 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Retired military leaders call for Michigan to invest more in early childhood programs

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Governor Rick Snyder's proposed budget calls for an additional $65-million for the Great Start readiness program. The House budget only includes $38-million
LANSING, MI - A group of retired military generals and admirals is among those calling on Michigan to spend more money on preschool programs. Retired Air Force Major General Thomas Cutler said Thursday that more investment in early education programs would better prepare more children for a wide variety of possible future careers, including the military if they so choose.