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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.
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
How does anyone manage to survive middle school years? Problems loom large. Changes are traumatic. Perception is EVERYTHING!
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.
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.
In case you missed the Citizen-Times this weekend, here is the link to an article by our board chair Tracy Buchanan. In it, Tracy outlines the competitive grants process that was just completed and the results we expect to see from these investments in our community. Thanks for all your support Tracy!