Feeding Our Future

Growing Up Healthy with WIC

This brief highlights the impact of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) on very young children.

March 15, 2009

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Supporting Early Childhood Success

Action Kit for Municipal Leaders, Issue #6

A child’s ability to learn, grow and succeed in school requires access to high-quality care and education. This Action Kit describes how municipal leaders can support parents and promote early childhood success.

December 4, 2008

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Ensuring Success for Young Children

Early Childhood Literacy

This discussion guide for small foundations explores strategies for supporting nonprofits that provide early childhood education programs and services, especially those that focus on early childhood literacy and reading at grade level by third grade.

November 3, 2008

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Present, Engaged, and Accounted For

The Critical Importance of Addressing Chronic Absence in the Early Grades

The research is clear: Missing school has significant consequences for America’s youngest learners. This report — an examination of chronic early absence in education — highlights how poor attendance cracks a child’s academic foundation. It explores causes and potential solutions for this all-too-common classroom challenge and makes a compelling case for giving this issue more attention in relevant child welfare initiatives.

September 1, 2008

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