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Smart Start Annual Bidders’ Conference | FY22-23

Smart Start is accepting program applications for the FY22-23 funding cycle. You are invited to attend our upcoming workshop to learn more! When Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:00am – 11:00am Where: Children & Family Services Center 601 E. 5th Street Charlotte, NC...

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Meck Pre-K Removes Income Eligibility for Free Program

By Estephany Escobar | Charlotte  Published 4:18 PM ET DEC. 09, 2021More children in Mecklenburg County will be eligible to enroll in free pre-kindergarten next school year. In the past, children in the program had to come from families with a household income at or...

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#GivingTuesday 2021

Dear Community Members, Today we would like to invite you to join us in celebrating Giving Tuesday. This particular day provides an opportunity for our community to unite through the power of generosity. On behalf of the Smart Start of Mecklenburg County team, we are...

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How Important Is Pre-K to Childhood Development?

How Important Is Pre-K to Childhood Development?Pre-kindergarten (also known as pre-K or PK) is an educational program for 4- and 5-year-olds. As the name suggests, the goal is to prepare children for kindergarten and future success in life. Pre-K is a classroom-based...

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