Funding from Coaching for Literacy enabled Emmaus House, in partnership with the Get Georgia Reading—Campaign for Grade Level Reading, to transition the program to meet the educational and socio-emotional needs of K – 3 children, funding critical supplies, training, books, and literacy kits.
Sandra Deal believed every living thing on the planet has the capacity to do remarkable things if placed in fertile soil. That’s why she and her husband, former governor Nathan Deal, wanted our schools to be top-notch.
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.
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.
In the early days of the pandemic, there was an assumption that children were not as vulnerable to the coronavirus as adults. Now, the virus is having an impact on more children and youth, and this is affecting their opportunity for in-person learning, which is critical to a child’s ability to thrive.