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…

New NC Teacher Recruitment Initiative Launches

TeachNC is a new teacher recruitment initiative that aims to elevate the teaching profession and fill critical vacancies. The initiative employs a media campaign and a web platform to support candidates aiming to become teachers in North Carolina. The initiative…

NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council Meeting 1

The NC Early Childhood Data Advisory Council was formed to provide strategic direction and use its influence and decision-making authority to improve the quality and scope of early childhood data collection, and to support widespread analysis and use of early…

Child Development at Kindergarten Entry Data Workgroup – Meeting 1

The data workgroup is recommending a measure or set of measures to capture children’s development at kindergarten entry at the population level. At the first meeting, participants: Learned how their work will inform the Pathways to Grade-Level Reading Measures of…