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By Jonathan Wilson

This morning D.C. Council Chairman, and mayoral candidate Vincent Gray will be touting his record on the issue of early childhood support.

Gray will serve as honorary chairman of a leadership summit hosted by the organization Pre-K for ALLDC.

Two years ago the Council passed a pre-K enhancement measure spearheaded by Gray. Once signed by incumbent Mayor Adrian Fenty, it expanded early education for 2,000 previously un-served 3 and 4 year olds in the city.

Pre-K for all D.C. supports universal pre-kindergarten in the district, and has placed a new focus on advocating for more programs targeting children from birth, to the age of three years old.

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