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Officials read to preschoolers for Week of the Young Child

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Sheriff John Anderson and other Madera County dignitaries were named “Preschool Teacher for a Day” on Monday and presented preschool classes with a set of books to honor the Week of the Young Child.

First 5 Madera County sponsored the program to bring attention to the value of investing time, energy and resources into promoting newborn to 5-year-olds during the national celebration.

“All young children need and deserve high-quality early learning experiences that will prepare them for life, and Madera County has a great opportunity to do its part to help young children,” said First 5 Executive Director Chinayera Black-Hardaman.

Anderson explained to a class of 14 students at Alpha II Preschool in Madera what his role is as a sheriff. He then read the kids three stories and passed out a class set of age-appropriate books...


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