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"This implementation report charts progress toward ensuring that all children birth to five in Mecklenburg County have access to high-quality early childhood education to: foster equal opportunity among children to learn, grow, and thrive; and promote economic...
Click the button below to read the Health and Human Services recommended appropriations: Health and Human Services Appropriations "Investing in Early Learning and Development - Invests more than $95 million from 2019-2021 in early education and child development. Adds...
"Decades of research has shown that pre-kindergarten makes a difference in school readiness not just in the short-term by preparing children for kindergarten, but in the long-term as children grow up, become employed, and contribute to the strength of the economy."-...
Video Invitation to The Importance of Nonverbal Communication Workshop | Feb 2
A sound, basic education begins at birth. The court in Leandro has affirmed what educators and the early childhood community know: “a high-quality early foundation for learning is critical for later success in school and beyond.” To meet its obligations, the state...
Smart Start of Mecklenburg County is focused on bringing awareness to increased levels of stress for families with young children as a result of the social, health and economic impacts of COVID-19. Calls regarding domestic violence are up, although calls to child...
Turn Five Ready to Thrive
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