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** MEDIA ADVISORY
December 12, 2017**
Local Law Enforcement Officials and Business Leaders Discuss the Importance of Early Education
Bedford, TX – Council for a Strong America is a bipartisan nonprofit that unites five organizations comprised of law enforcement leaders, business executives, retired generals and admirals, pastors, and athletes who promote solutions that ensure our next generation of Americans will be citizen-ready. One priority for the members is high-quality Pre-K, which has been proven to increase educational success and high school graduation rates.
Members from the law enforcement organization, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids will hold a roundtable discussion at the Spring Garden Elementary to discuss the importance of high-quality Pre-K.
Immediately following the press event, the speakers will join students for reading time and additional photos. The other particulars of the event are below.
WHO: Jeff Gibson, Bedford Police Chief, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids member
Bill Waybourn, Tarrant County Sheriff, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids member
Steven Chapman, HEB ISD Superintendent
Jim Griffin, Bedford Mayor
Roger Fisher, Bedford City Council Member
Joe McMahan, Texas State Director for Council for a Strong America
WHAT: Roundtable conversation to discuss how high-quality Pre-K has an effect on decreasing future crime and a positive impact on the future workforce.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1:30 PM
WHERE: Spring Garden Elementary
2400 Cummings Dr.
Bedford, TX 76021