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.…

State Leaders Speak to Importance of Focusing on Early Childhood

State leaders at the North Carolina Education Cabinet meeting this week spoke to the importance of focusing attention and action on the first eight years.  Secretary of Health and Human Services Mandy Cohen updated the Cabinet on the Early Childhood…

Read Charlotte’s Five Levers to Improve Early Literacy

Research is clear that third grade reading is impacted by a wide range of factors. As outlined in North Carolina’s Measures of Success Framework (LINK), those factors range from healthy birthweight to on-track social-emotional development and from strong parent-child relationships…

UNC System Convening – Literacy Symposium for Teacher Educators

What does effective literacy instruction look like? What traditional techniques are due for an overhaul? What are the best ways to improve equity in early literacy outcomes? Those are the types of questions that fueled a recent research symposium for…

What is the #PathwaysRipple Effect?

Toss a stone in a pond, and you get ever-expanding ripples. We want to learn from you — what is Pathways’ ripple effect? On October 18th, tweet using #PathwaysRipple to let us know how YOU have used Pathways in your…