McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 19, 2013

Official Reader

By Kevin Harvison
Senior Editor

McALESTER —

Friday, Oklahoma State Representative Donnie Condit read to children at Kiddin’ Around Academy as part of a celebration for Week of the Young Child. State Representative Condit read A Grouchy Ladybug. Week of the Young Child is a national celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children to focus attention on the needs of young children and their families. Oklahoma Champion for Early Opportunities and Smart Start Oklahoma work to increase awareness of business and community leaders and policy makers regarding the positive impact of investment in early childhood on the development of Oklahoma’s greatest resource: our children.