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Voices Advocates to Get Georgia Reading

Voices Advocates to Get Georgia Reading

Published: Aug 6, 2014   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags:

A successful life is a likely result of a successful start. A healthy child who learns language, enjoys others, and manages his own behavior will learn to read and read to learn by third grade and eventually achieve the skills and motivation to be a productive person and a good citizen. Getting there is not […]

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The Early Learning Challenge Grant – Wasted Time?

Published: Dec 18, 2011   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags: ,

As many of you may have heard, Friday, our state did not win one of the nine highly competitive, federal Early Learning Challenge grants. Hundreds and hundreds of hours were spent by government officials from a breadth of agencies, child advocates and experts, and even a few elected officials readying the application, which was then submitted […]

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Fact Sheet: A Quick Look at Childcare Subsidies in Georgia

Published: Mar 1, 2011   |   Category: Factsheets   |   Tags:

In response to revenue estimates for the Georgia Lottery, Governor Deal is proposing to reduce Georgia’s pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) program day from 6.5 hours to 4 hours per day, leaving many families in need of extended day care while parents work or attend school. Past budgets of Georgia Pre-K have included up to $2.5 million of […]

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