Local Funding for Early Learning: A Community Toolkit
Elizabeth Gaines, Senior Fellow, The Forum for Youth Investment
“I don’t often see this level of quality work – so you are to be congratulated for the accomplishment. And as President of the UNC School of Government Foundation, I am really pleased to see you using the great resources of the institution that gave me my start in public service.”
Ed Kitchen, VP and COO of the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greater Greensboro
Jennie Eblen, Co-Chair, Asheville Buncombe Preschool Planning Collaborative
David Jackson, President and CEO, Boone, NC Area Chamber of Commerce
In the News
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC, MAY 17, 2022 – When a child with freshly combed hair and an oversized backpack walks into the first day of kindergarten, 90% of that child’s brain has already developed. Development continues over the next several years, according to researchers...
SAN ANTONIO, TX, MAY 4, 2022 – Pre-K 4 SA announced Wednesday it will open enrollment to 3-year-olds and expand access to free pre-kindergarten for families making less than $75,000. The expansion was driven by feedback from families that said they earned too much to...
MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR, MAY 2, 2022 - Interest in Multnomah County’s Preschool for All program has already exceeded the number of available slots, in just the first few weeks it’s been open. For its first year, Preschool For All has 677 slots available for 3- and...