Paige Wilson, right, helps student Olivia with an alphabet exercise in her preschool classroom.
Jamie and Elizabeth Pelcha, front row, are happy members of Paige Wilson's Head Start preschool class at Withamsville-Tobasco Elementary, pictured with their aunt, Tammy Pogner, and Donna Hunter, their grandmother and legal guardian.
Anthonie and James do a little role-playing at Withamsville-Tobasco Elementary.
While educators and statisticians pile on more evidence of how early childhood education leads to later academic and career success, budget cuts due to sequestration have cut already paltry funding for public preschool.
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