November 18, 2015

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

November 05, 2015

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

October 30, 2015

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

October 14, 2015


On Wednesday, October 7 at the Bolling Haxall House, over 200 guests were entertained, inspired, and captivated by the recipients of this year’s Carol S. Fox Making Kids Count Awards Reception. The event, in its 4th year, acknowledges and celebrates … Continue reading

August 27, 2015

Seeing it in focus-Thoughts from the Jt. Subcommittee on VPI Reform

This summer legislators on the Joint Subcommittee on VPI Reform are getting a crash course in early childhood education policy. They are lucky to have some of the best instructors in the country to share their knowledge and insight. The … Continue reading

August 26, 2015

Show and Share- #ISupportVPI

Even though school is out for summer, Virginia policymakers have been receiving a crash course in early childhood education policy. The state legislators on the VPI Reform committee have met three times this summer- each time receiving more information from … Continue reading

August 19, 2015

Recap- 10th Senate District Candidate Forum

On Tuesday, August 18th, Voices for Virginia’s Children sponsored the 10th Senate District Candidate Forum hosted by WCVE. The event was a great success, with approximately 140 people attending to hear all four candidates speak. This race is one of the … Continue reading

August 17, 2015

Announcing the Making kids count award winners!

Voices for Virginia’s Children is pleased to announce the 2015 winners of the Carol S. Fox Making Kids Count Awards. The award ceremony recognizes a Virginia individual and an organization for exemplary efforts to improve the lives of children in the … Continue reading

August 11, 2015

Early Childhood Election Tool-Kit

When you go to the ballot box, do you vote based on how candidates support kids or your family? Then you need to know where each candidate stands on kids’ issues! We have created a tool-kit as a simple way … Continue reading

July 17, 2015

REGISTER- 10th Senate District Candidate Forum on Aug. 18th

REGISTER HERE There are a few hotly contested races for seats in the Virginia legislature this year. One high profile contest in a competitive district is the 10th Senate District covering Richmond, Chesterfield and Powhatan. (Read more about this race … Continue reading