Unlocking Local Dollars for Early Childhood

Raleigh, North Carolina. April 14, 2016 – A new toolkit is available for NC communities interested in investing in children’s early years. Local Funding for Early Learning: A North Carolina Community Toolkit, details funding mechanisms that could be implemented at…

Input Needed for NC’s Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan

The Every Student Succeeds Act provides new opportunities for birth through third grade alignment and funding. Educators, parents, students and other stakeholders of North Carolina’s public schools are invited to attend six public comment sessions scheduled for April and May…

Moore County Honored as a Pacesetter for Early Literacy Work

Southern Pines, North Carolina  – April 7, 2016 – Southern Pines Grows Great Readers, now known as the Moore County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, is being honored as a Pacesetter by the national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for making measurable…

NC Legislators Recognized for Early Education Leadership

The NC Child Care Coalition recognized five legislators for their leadership and advocacy for early childhood education at its 4th Annual Early Education Forum, April 6, 2016 at the McKimmon Center. Over 160 early education professionals, teachers, business leaders, and…