Final Birth-through-Eight Provisions in NC’s FY 2017-19 Budget

Having overridden Governor Roy Cooper’s veto, the North Carolina General Assembly has finalized the state’s budget for FY 2017-19. It includes several provisions impacting children birth through age eight. Highlights include: Creation of a Birth through Third Grade Interagency Council…

We’re Hiring!

The North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation is hiring a part-time Finance Manager based in Raleigh to contribute to the organization’s mission by managing the Foundation’s bookkeeping, budgeting, finance and grant reporting functions.  This is non-exempt, part-time position of 20 hours…

Are You a Pathways Partner?

Driving the NC Pathways to Grade-Level Reading initiative is the foundational belief that together we can realize greater outcomes for young children than any of us can produce on our own. Pathways Partners are doing just that – they are…

NC Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Communities Finalists for National Awards

Twenty-three North Carolinians from five urban and rural communities – Wake, Durham, Orange, Mecklenburg and Wayne counties – will be represented at the upcoming Campaign for Grade-Level Reading National Meeting. The NC delegation includes business, foundation and non-profit leaders, including…

What’s in Senate and House Budget Proposals for Young Children?

Both bodies of the North Carolina General Assembly have passed budget proposals. The bills will now head to a Conference Committee. Although details and amounts of funding may differ, areas of general agreement on select birth-through-eight provisions include: Expanded funding…