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.…

Requests for Proposals for Racial Equity and Family Input Consultants

NCECF and NC Child released two requests for proposals (RFPs) to support the NC Initiative for Young Children’s Social-Emotional Health. The initiative will hire a racial equity consultant and family input consultants. Applications are due June 19. The initiative seeks…

Be a Connection — Everyone Can Make Great Childhoods Happen

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month — a time when people across the country and in North Carolina are raising awareness about the important role everyone plays in making sure children are safe and thriving. The message Prevent Child Abuse…

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…