HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Secretary of state Delbert Hosemann says there should be more support of early childhood education.
Hosemann visited the W.H. Jones Headstart in Hattiesburg Tuesday.
The students showed Hosemann what they are learning and even performed a song.
Hosemann said early education programs are becoming popular and there are waiting lists for programs like Pace Headstart.
"We want to emphasize to everybody in the community that this is our future," said Hosemann. "We need to support our pre-school programs, our kindergarten programs at schools here in Lamar and Forrest counties
Hosemann said he was pleased with the students and teachers and the work they have done.