Children from the Los Banos Child Development Migrant Head Start Center are seen in this 2011 file photo. A newly released report estimates that education before kindergarten can save communities about $22,000 for each student served from a combination of reduced criminal justice, health care costs and increased lifetime earnings.
Children from the Los Banos Child Development Migrant Head Start Center are seen in this 2011 file photo. A newly released report estimates that education before kindergarten can save communities about $22,000 for each student served from a combination of reduced criminal justice, health care costs and increased lifetime earnings. Los Banos Enterprise file
Children from the Los Banos Child Development Migrant Head Start Center are seen in this 2011 file photo. A newly released report estimates that education before kindergarten can save communities about $22,000 for each student served from a combination of reduced criminal justice, health care costs and increased lifetime earnings. Los Banos Enterprise file

Report: Early childhood education programs could cut crime and save money in Merced County

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