NC Lawmakers Focus on Early Learning

Early learning was the focus of the NC House Select Committee on Education Strategy and Practices last week. On February 25, the NC House Select Committee on Education Strategy and Practices discussed prekindergarten, including the recent evaluation of Tennessee’s pre-kindergarten…

State’s Leading Experts Collaborate on Grade-Level Reading

Thirty experts from North Carolina’s leading universities, research institutes, government agencies, businesses and think tanks are working together to identify whole-child, research-based, birth-to-eight measures of success that put children on a pathway to grade-level reading. They are part of a…

The Belk Foundation and ChildTrust Invest in Early Literacy

ChildTrust and The Belk Foundation and are investing in early literacy through grants to the NC Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF). With its $85,000 award, ChildTrust will support NCECF’s role as the state lead for the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The…