New Pathways Data Dashboard Video Tutorial Available

Click here to access a new 20-minute video tutorial on how to navigate the brand-new Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Data Dashboard.  The Pathways Data Dashboard supports a statewide effort to improve the collection, analysis and use of early childhood data…

New Resource: Early Childhood Data Dashboard

Raleigh, NC (June 29, 2020) – An interactive, online dashboard of early childhood data measures that influence third-grade reading was released today by the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation (NCECF), as part of the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading (Pathways) initiative.…

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…

NC Budget Season Kicks Off with Release of Governor Cooper’s Priorities

The Legislature is in session, appropriations committees are meeting, and Governor Cooper has released his budget priorities for the 2019-2021 biennium, with a strong focus on early childhood. Key birth-through-age-eight highlights in the Governor’s budget include: Increase in the NC…