Opening Doors for Young Parents

This report reminds policymakers and child advocates of the barriers that young families face. It examines national and state-level trends — highlighting areas of opportunity and concern — and then shares potential solutions that can help these families thrive.

September 25, 2018

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Two in Five Kids Are Read To Less Than Four Days a Week

When it comes to supporting literary development in young kids, the advice to parents is clear: Crack open a book — daily — and read aloud to your child. Yet, from 2015 to 2016, 42% of kids in the nation's 5-and-under age group had family members sitting down and reading to them less than four days a week.

April 2, 2018

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Apply for Atlanta-based Leadership Program to Improve Third-Grade Reading

The Casey Foundation is seeking candidates in child- and family-serving fields in the Atlanta area for an intensive program to prepare leaders to boost third-grade reading proficiency. To apply for the program, candidates must complete a full application online by 5 p.m. EST, Friday, July 14, 2017. The 13-month leadership program will begin in December 2017.

June 5, 2017

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