#GivingTuesday

On December 2 2014 from 12:01 a.m. EST until 11:59 p.m., people all over the world will come together for a common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.  On Giving Tuesday we ask you to invest in lasting change…

White House Announces Summit on Early Education

From the The White House Office of the Press Secretary WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, December 10, President Obama will host a White House Summit on Early Education. The Summit will bring together a broad coalition of philanthropic, business, education,…

Creating Alignment Across the Birth-to-Eight Continuum

How do we best support children growing into successful learners when they experience widely varying environments during the most critical time of their brain development? A growing body of research underscores the importance of the years from birth to age…

Book Harvest Celebrates Third Anniversary!

Nearly 80% of Medicaid-eligible kids are not ready for kindergarten.  Book Harvest is a visionary group with a plan to change that statistic by providing families in Durham with valuable tools for student success: books.   …

Are Child Care Rules Changing?

Although the legislative session has ended, policymaking has not. The N.C. Child Care Commission has completed its review of all child care rules and regulations as required by legislation passed in 2013, The Periodic Review and Expiration of Rules. The…

A Must-Read Report! Accelerating Progress in Early Education

If you are in the business of improving outcomes for young children, Beyond Subprime Learning: Accelerating Progress in Early Education is a must-read. Written by the New America Foundation, the report goes well beyond making the case for a seamless…