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Bipartisan Legislative Group Forms Arkansas Early Childhood Well-Being Caucus

(TB&P) — Republican and Democratic Arkansas lawmakers formed a new legislative caucus focusing on early childhood well-being. The caucus will work wit...
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Bipartisan Legislative Group Forms Arkansas Early Childhood Well-Being Caucus

(TB&P) — Republican and Democratic Arkansas lawmakers formed a new legislative caucus focusing on early childhood well-being. The caucus will work with early childhood advocates to create an agenda for the 2021 Arkansas General Assembly.

Bipartisan Legislative Group Forms Arkansas Early Childhood Well-Being Caucus

“During my career as a nurse practitioner and advocate for behavioral sciences and education, I’ve learned the importance of early intervention to insure the best outcome,” Rep. Garner said. “As around 80% of a child’s brain is developed by age 3 and 90% by age 5, it’s imperative to make certain our children are receiving everything they need to thrive and that we have policies in place to help make that happen.”

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