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Universal Preschool

Every child deserves the best start in life, which begins with access to high-quality early childhood education. Karen Baker is committed to making universal preschool a reality for all families in Southwest Virginia: 


  • Universal Access to Preschool: Advocate for federal and state funding to ensure that every 3- and 4-year-old in Southwest Virginia has access to free, high-quality preschool programs. 


  • Support for Preschool Teachers: Push for initiatives to attract and retain skilled preschool teachers through competitive salaries and comprehensive professional development programs. 


  • Infrastructure Investment: Work to secure funding for the construction and enhancement of preschool facilities, ensuring they are safe, welcoming, and conducive to learning.


  • Parents Matter: Champion policies that encourage parental involvement in preschool education, increasing the likelihood of successful education outcomes.

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