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Event examines childhood education
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MONROE - Does early childhood education equal economic development? That question will be addressed at the 2009 Annual Green County Leaders Leadership and Education event, on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the lower level conference rooms in the Green County Justice Center, 2841 6th St. A reception with light refreshments will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the program beginning at 6:30 p.mKeynote Speaker Richard Todd, vice president, Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank, Minneapolis, Minn., will share insights on the relationship between early education programs and local economic growth. Todd will discuss public investment in targeted early childhood development programs as an example of a promising economic development program.