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05/14/2014 12:05 PM

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Re "California drags down nation's pre-kindergarten enrollment" (Capitol Alert, May 13): Gov. Brown failed to budget money for early learning. An early learning program would be our opportunity to focus on creating and improving the self-esteem of each child.

If we can give them self-esteem, we are less likely to have to spend upwards of $50,000 per year, per person, keeping them in prisons.

-- Robert Annecone, Carmichael

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