Twitter: vakids

The 2015 national KIDS COUNT DATA BOOK has been released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Voices, as the KIDS COUNT Data Center for Virginia, follows the Commonwealth’s child well-being indicators closely. We are especially concerned about the fact that … Continue reading

Why does your support matter?

Why does your financial support of Voices for Virginia’s Children matter? Consider the real-life example of Sally. Sally lives in rural Carroll County, Virginia. When she was 14 years-old, she developed serious anxiety around food that prevented her from eating. … Continue reading

Profiles of Private Provider Preschool Partnerships

Virginia has adopted of goal of strengthening partnerships with private providers to expand access to the Virginia Preschool Initiative. These partnerships are intended to address one of the key barriers to the expansion of the Virginia Preschool Initiative, not enough classroom … Continue reading

Applying “lessons learned” to improve preschool in Virginia

Research has provided the backbone to the movement to invest in early childhood education. Most of this research is focused on inputs and outcomes, the “WHAT?” and “WHY?” it offers little in terms of “HOW?” This is why when there … Continue reading