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Advocacy Alert: Learn more about the NC Budget

This opportunity comes from Children First/Communities In Schools and Together NC.

What's up with NC's budget cuts? Find out at NC's Worth It forum, Oct 2, 6:30 PM

If you want to better understand the impact of state budget cuts to our community and what can be done to restore investments in education, health, safety, and envirnoment then join Children First/CIS and Together NC at the NC's Worth It forum on October 2nd.
 

Can We Agree to Work Together? 5 Ways to Align

There are national education grants for school systems to improve student success.  There are national neighborhood grants for districts to improve families’ economic success.  There are national county and multi-county grants to improve people’s health conditions.  At times these efforts stumble over each other as they try to put together collaborations of the same handful of local institutions – but each effort has the potential to make a big difference and each requires agreement by those leading entities.  If we don’t change the way we work, we will get the same results we have always g

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2012 Loaned Executives in Training

A BIG Welcome to our newest crew of Loaned Executives! Left to right: Mark Collins, Don Mandelkorn, Charlotte Sommers, Barbara Daugherty, Paula Plott, Susan Andrew, Amanda Jay, Hope Snipes, Emily Palumbo and Heath Nettles.

 

This week is our version of boot camp - the week-long immersion into all things LIVE UNITED.  If you see them, and they are bleary eyed, you know why. 

5 Tips for Parent Survival in Kindergarten

A children’s garden – such a sweet notion for such a big step for 5 year olds into the world of education!
 

Checking out kindergarten blogs and chats, the ones I found were by kindergarten teachers – I was looking for one by parents.  I had a recent conversation with a dad whose daughter is starting school this year. My kids are past that stage, but I remember some very significant parts of entering the school system.  And I’m sure parents have lots of thoughts about that first big step into an Institution.
 

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