This school year, more than 125 passionate high school and college students across 13 states worked diligently to engage their classmates, communities, candidates running for office and elected officials around making change for kids.
When I learned about SCAN, I was inspired by the idea of advocating for all kids to have access to early learning programs. I know that providing quality, early education to all kids is an investment in West Virginia and our future.
This week, the Colorado General Assembly made history for kids. They passed legislation to provide $184 million for full-day kindergarten for all of Colorado’s 178 school districts.
Right now, in conflicts across the world, children are living through unspeakable violence with devastating and life-changing consequences. Bombed, shot, starved – children’s homes and schools have become a battlefield. No child should go through this.
We know that a child’s brain develops the fastest in the first three years of life. That’s why we’re so excited that the Washington state legislature passed a bill that will expand services for disadvantaged babies and toddlers across the Evergreen State.
Whether you’re a parent, doctor, teacher, business owner or employee, the issue of quality child care can – and likely does – matter to you. Parents, pediatricians and educators know how critical the first five years of children’s lives are …