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State-Funded Preschools Yielding Higher Test Scores, Study Finds

SEATTLE (AP) — A new study shows low-income kids from Washington state who go to a state-supported preschool are likely to do better academically than their peers at least through fifth grade.

Researchers found Washington state's Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program has a positive impact on third-, fourth- and fifth-grade test scores, which were given five or six years after the students were in preschool

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Maybe if he could've handled a kayak like explorer Lewis Gordon Pugh (shown here in a 2008 Getty Images photo), the fleeing mail-thief suspect Sammamish would've gotten away.
Maybe if he could've handled a kayak like explorer Lewis Gordon Pugh (shown here in a 2008 Getty Images photo), the fleeing mail-thief suspect Sammamish would've gotten away.
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Good Samaritan Jumps in Kayak, Helps Cops Catch Fleeing Mail-Thief Suspect

SAMMAMISH (AP) -- A fast-paddling good Samaritan in a kayak helped sheriff's deputies in western Washington nab a suspected Christmas mail thief.

Q13 reports (http://is.gd/XNy7tv ) deputies receive

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