NC Early Childhood Legislative Caucus Learns from Experts

A newly formed Early Childhood Caucus at the NC General Assembly met this week to learn about young children in North Carolina from early childhood experts. Muffy Grant, NCECF’s Executive Director, shared polling data with the Caucus showing broad bipartisan…

Opinion: Invest More in the Early Years of NC Children

This op-ed was published in the Raleigh News and Observer and Charlotte Observer on October 13, 2019.  By Janet Singerman Our state has enjoyed broad bipartisan support for early childhood investments – recognizing that the foundation for future learning, health…

AttendaNCe Counts: Engaging Students and Parents

It’s still 90 degrees here in North Carolina and Halloween seems far off, but the 2019-20 school year is well underway — and some North Carolina children have already missed multiple days of school. The definition for chronic absence in…