YWCA shows off daycare facility to lawmakers

The YWCA shows off its daycare facility to lawmakers. (CBS42)

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1365212325&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4007685&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1365212325 type=script]BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The YWCA of Central Alabama displayed the benefits of pre-kindergarten programs to corporate leaders and lawmakers on Friday.

The organization invited corporate leaders and lawmakers into their daycare facility to see first-hand what children are learning.

The event showcased how four-year-olds in Alabama’s Voluntary Pre-K Program learn academic concepts through developmentally appropriate play.

The YWCA hopes lawmakers will begin to expand the program by supporting the first of ten 12-point, $5 million budget increases designated for pre-kindergarten.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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