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Our youngest deserve funding

A study commission appointed by the state Legislature is thinking big when it comes to the future of Louisiana’s littlest ones.

And that’s an idea the Daily Leader can appreciate.

The Early Childhood Care and Education Commission approved a plan last week that will ask state legislators for $85.8 million in next year’s budget to provide preschool to 5,520 children in need who are on a waiting list for services.

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