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House Proceeding 04-27-09 on Apr 27th, 2009 :: 0:48:00 to 0:50:25
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Thomas E. Petri

0:47:57 to 0:48:19( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: force and families who depend on them deserve our support. thank you, madam speaker. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves the balance the chair recognizes the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. petri: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. madam speaker, i rise in support of house concurrent resolution 99, supporting the goals and

Thomas E. Petri

0:48:00 to 0:50:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Thomas E. Petri

0:48:20 to 0:48:40( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: ideals of a national early education worthy wage day. over 11 million children under age 5 spend an average of 36 hours a week in nonparental care settings. over 40% of children are in some form of nonparental care by the age of 1, and approximately 60% of the nation's children under the age of 6 are in nonparental

Thomas E. Petri

0:48:41 to 0:49:01( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: care during part or all of the day while their parents work. parents place children in a variety of care settings, including envelope, center-based, and school-based environments. the majority of children remain in traditional childcare settings funded by a variety of sources, but a growing number are participating in private and state funded prekindergarten

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:02 to 0:49:23( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: programs. to date 39 states and the district of columbia have designed, implemented, and funded their own prekindergarten programs on a large scale compared to only seven states in 1980. i support programs to promote early childhood education in efforts to ensure our children

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:24 to 0:49:44( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: are better prepared tonighter kindergarten. the quality of early childhood education can be linked to the quality of our early childhood educators. allowing for additional training and education for the early childhood work force is important to ensuring high quality, early learning environments. today i rise with my colleagues

Thomas E. Petri

0:49:45 to 0:50:05( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: to urge public officials and the general public to honor early childhood care and education communities on may 1. i stand in support of this resolution and i ask my colleagues' suppo i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. gentlewoman from new york.

Thomas E. Petri

0:50:06 to 0:50:25( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: mrs. mccarthy: does the other side the speaker pro tempore: the time. mr. petri: i have no requests for time and yield back. mrs. mccarthy: mr. speaker, i ask that all my colleagues to

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