Early Childhood in Rural North Carolina

NCECF was excited to partner with the NC Rural Health Leadership Alliance on a report, released by the Alliance’s workgroup on Early Childhood, examining how outcomes for children in rural and non-rural communities differ on key Pathways to Grade Level Reading measures of successEarly Childhood in Rural North Carolina: Assessing Rural Communities on Pathways to Grade Level Reading finds that children in rural communities are likely to experience challenges in measures that impact third-grade reading at a higher rate than their non-rural peers.