GRILLO-BATES AUSTIN

Three-year-old Nathan Austin, center, dances around his classroom with teacher Jennifer Grillo-Bates, left, and classmates at the Egenolf Early Childhood Center in Elizabeth, N.J., Monday, Feb. 27, 2006. A report released Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, by the New Jersey Child Care Economic Impact Council, states that preschools and day care centers in New Jersey have a positive economic and societal impact that include job opportunities and even a reduction in crime. (AP Photo/Mike Derer)