A Snapshot of Well-Being of North Carolina’s Children

Each year NC Child reports on the state of children’s well-being in NC based on publicly available data. Their 2021 data dashboard provides a snapshot of how our children (2.4 million from birth to age 18) were faring before the…

B-3 Council Proposes New Priorities for 2021

A legislative council charged with creating a vision and strategy for a comprehensive birth through third grade education system for North Carolina will focus in 2021 on transitions among preschool and the early grades, supporting mental health and family engagement…

Child Care and Early Learning Still a Bipartisan Issue

Voters – nationally and in NC – want to see their lawmakers investing in early learning and child care. Across political party, race/ethnicity, geography, age, and parental status, voters agree – state and federal lawmakers should be doing more to…

Voters in Seven States Say YES to Fund Children’s Programs

Ballot initiatives don’t receive much reporting outside of the state where they happen. Yet these November 3rd asks of voters in seven states (six at the local level) are worthy of understanding and celebrating. In Multnomah County, Oregon; Colorado; San…