We’re partnering with BabyTalk!

For the past seven years, thousands of early learning professionals from around the world have looked to BabyTalk to inform their work. The brain child of national consultant Camille Catlett, BabyTalk provides high quality, free resources, including resources available in…

Three North Carolinians Join National Council of Champions

Three community members in North Carolina from Moore, Wake and Mecklenburg counties have been recognized by the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR) for their exemplary work to support children’s early literacy. The CGLR has recognized 47 state and community…

What is the #PathwaysRipple Effect?

Toss a stone in a pond, and you get ever-expanding ripples. We want to learn from you — what is Pathways’ ripple effect? On October 18th, tweet using #PathwaysRipple to let us know how YOU have used Pathways in your…

#LeadersinSchoolReadiness

October is both National Principals Month and National Head Start Awareness Month. (Of course, we think principals and early learning educators should be celebrated every month!) To celebrate, Head Start programs around the country are inviting principals to visit their…

NC Voters Want the State to Double Funding for Early Childhood

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina voters across the political spectrum want the state to double its investment in early childhood development. Republicans, Independents and Democrats alike favor a wide range of state investments in young children’s healthy development beginning at…

A Better Definition of Economic Disadvantage?

Is free- and reduced-price lunch still a good measure of economic disadvantage? Historically, this measure has been used to drive policy and funding. For example, states, including North Carolina, disaggregate student achievement data under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act…