Cherokee FOCUS recently celebrated 20 years as the county’s Georgia Family Connection Collaborative bringing the community together to accomplish mutual goals that better the lives of children and families.
The COVID-19 pandemic kept many of the Cook County Library’s youngest patrons away for over a year, but Briella was one of the first to return, along with her mom, Sarah McRae, and her younger sister Shelby.
Voices for Georgia’s Children and the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning are hosting the 11th annual Georgia Pre-K Week this week. For the past 28 years, the nationally recognized Georgia’s Pre-K Program has provided quality early education to the state’s youngest learners.
Researchers at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conducted an extensive assessment of the Georgia Pre-K program’s impact on children as they continue through the third grade.