Early literacy and math are among the greatest predictors of future academic success. That fact can be troubling when one considers that only 34% of Tennessee 3rd graders are proficient in literacy and only 40% in math. But here are a few Tennessee-based examples of people and communities making a difference in early learning. Enjoy and have your heart warmed!
- Darlene Miller and Phyllis Nichols, http://www.knoxvilledailysun.com/lifestyle/2019/quality-early-education.html
- Linda Jacobson, Education Dive, Pre-to-3: Place-based early literacy initiatives giving families a sense of community pride
- Jennifer Pignolet, Commercial Appeal, SCS Principal Reads Bedtime Stories to His Students Over Facebook Live
- Meghan Mangrum, Chattanooga Times Free Press, 365 seat in 365 days: Chattanooga seeks to improve access to high-quality, early-learningChattanooga seeks to improve access to high-quality, early-learning