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Children’s Forum launches campaign to boost child care, intervention services

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Child advocacy group the Children’s Forum announced a new campaign Tuesday to raise awareness for issues facing Florida youngsters. The “#becausekidscantwait” campaign aims to increase funding for services that reach children in the first five years of their lives, which studies show is the most important time in a child’s development. The group also cited economic projections showing each dollar spent on early learning programs can save up to $17 in government spending later in an individual’s life. “The first…

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