When I began my first read aloud with the class, one student named Julio raised his hand and asked me what I was holding. When children aren’t given the tools to learn prior to kindergarten, they are then expected to retain all the information they might’ve missed in one year.
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To me, Save the Children Action Network is about advocating for access and the resources students need to have a healthy future. I am so passionate about SCAN because of the grassroots and mobilization work they are doing to accomplish this.
It’s critical that Congress hears from us and keeps their promise to invest in kids by protecting funding for early learning programs like Head Start and child care.
I sat in the stands among hundreds of other Tennesseans who came out for the 2018 Tennessee Gubernatorial Education Forum. I wasn’t “Mom,” or “Katie,” or “just an early childhood educator.” I was there as an advocate!