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Report: Florida’s Youngest Parents Face Mounting Challenges

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

From Sarasota Herald-Tribune: “Parents who are between the age of 18 to 24 are twice as likely to live in low-income households and face significant education and career challenges, according to a newly released report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

5 Simple Ways To Encourage Brain Development In Your Little One

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

From NPR: “Things that we need to do with infants and toddlers are not things that cost a lot of money. It’s really about interacting with them, being responsive to them.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Why You Shouldn’t Stop Speaking Spanish at Home

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

From Univision News: “Educators should instill parents with the confidence that their native language can promote academic readiness in English.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

As Florida’s VPK Funding Drops, So Do Test Scores

Monday, October 8, 2018

From Northwest Florida Daily News: “Per-student funding has come in at about $2,300 for the last several years. With 180 days of school, that is less than $13 per day per student. Many preschools must supplement state funding with their own money to provide quality education.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.