Mercedes Hendricks learned about SCAN when she worked on a school project that made the connection between early childhood education and success in college. “This motivated me to get more involved,” she said. “I want all children to get the same fair start that I did.”
Yearly Archives: 2019
Earlier this month, the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine released a landmark study on child poverty. Yet one thing I have learned is that strong data alone is not enough to make lawmakers act—they need to be held accountable.
In his State of the State address, Colorado Governor Jared Polis proposed using the state’s entire budget surplus to fund full-day kindergarten in every school district by this fall. SCAN is committed to making this bold plan to invest in kids a reality!
Vermont is lucky to have political leaders from all parties pushing to prioritize critical investments in child care and early learning as well as helping its working parents thrive. Now is the time to speak up and show our support for their work, so we can achieve meaningful change in 2019!