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
The New Orleans City Council has approved a ballot measure for the April 2022 election to raise funds for more children to attend preschool and to support the expansion of providers needed. An estimated $21 million in revenue from a property tax increase would give...
The success of San Antonio's Pre-K 4 SA program is now looked to as a possible model as Congress considers universal Pre-K for young children across the nation. In this story, the Guardian speaks to San Antonio parents and the architect of the program, highlighting...
More than 80% of voters believe that creating equitable opportunities for children to get a strong start in life should be one of the highest priorities for government—and they are willing to raise their own local taxes to make those opportunities possible. This...