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Recent News & Information

#CommitTo80 with Read Charlotte

Read Charlotte just announced its upcoming inaugural “Commit to 80” campaign, a mission which aims not only to raise awareness of the critical importance of children’s literacy, but to also activate everyone in Mecklenburg County to commit to do their part to reach...

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Charlotte Bilingual Preschool is expanding!!!

Charlotte Bilingual Preschool is expanding and will be adding a Dual Language Innovation Classroom for the 2018-2019 school year. The Dual Language Innovation Classroom (Innovation Classroom) will allow the Preschool to prepare 36 additional children for kindergarten....

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How Caregivers Can Boost Young Brains

Five simple steps for stimulating interactions with young children — at home, in daycare, or in preschool BY:Usable Knowledge Adapted from research by the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard Universityand from resources developed by Filming Interactions to...

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