EarlyWell Update: Better When I’m Dancing

Mental health has never been more visible than now, a year and a half into the stresses of a global pandemic. While most mental health interventions are aimed at adults and adolescents, the roots of strong mental health for young…

Muffy Grant Responds to Senator Burr on Child Care and Preschool

In July, Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina released an op-ed about the state of child care and early education in the United States, in response to the Biden-Harris administration’s American Families Plan (AFP). Muffy Grant of NC Early Childhood…

Learning Loss, Literacy, and Leandro — Muffy Grant on NC Policy Watch

Muffy Grant, Executive Director of NC Early Childhood Foundation, had the opportunity to discuss educational opportunities, literacy approaches, and the Leandro court case’s impact on NC families with Rob Schofield of NC Policy Watch. During the interview, Grant shared that…

What’s in the NC Budget Proposals for Young Children and Families?

As the North Carolina state budget continues to make its way through the General Assembly, the proposals from the Governor, House, and Senate prioritize different early care and education programs with wide differences in recurring and non-recurring investments. Our partners…