VA Chamber Legislative Report Card: How Did Your Legislator Do?

Another Virginia General Assembly Session has come to a close and with it, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce has put together their 2013 Legislative Report Card, an annual report which…
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E3 Featured on Cox Connections

This week, our President & CEO, Lisa Howard, was featured on Cox Connections talking about E3, early education and the achievement gap.  The show also featured a clip from Chesapeake’s…
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In The News: Man On A Mission

  Last week, our founding chair, Gary McCollum, was featured in Virginia Business talking about E3:Elevate Early Education. Recalling his own childhood, growing up in a housing project in Richmond,…
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Connect2Compete: Bridging the Digital Divide

There’s a new nonprofit sweeping the nation with one clear goal: help Americans access technology through Digital Literacy training, discounted high-speed Internet, and low-cost computers.  Connect2Compete, which launched this past…
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New 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book Released

Earlier this week, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released its 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book, detailing the status of children in America regarding a variety of factors including economic-well being,…
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E3 Visits The Boys & Girls Club

  This afternoon, E3 went to visit The Boys & Girls Club in Richmond.  E3’s founding Board chair, Gary McCollum, encouraged the youth in attendance saying, “It isn’t where you…
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New Video From Too Small To Fail

  Last week, Too Small To Fail unveiled a new video on the importance of giving ALL of our children the tools they need to be successful.  The video shows…
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Need A Good Book?

  Are you looking for a good book to read this summer? Check out “Improbable Scholars” by David Kirp, a nationally recognized education expert who is a Professor of Public…
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In The News: Public Schools Key In Breaking The Cycle

Last week in The Daily Press, Aubrey L. Layne, Jr., president of An Achievable Dream, wrote a compelling Op-Ed piece on a best practice model, homegrown in Newport News, Virginia…
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In The News: Economic Development Director Speaks to Importance of Early Education

Last week, Chesapeake’s “R U READY?” hosted an Early Education Business Forum for business, civic and philanthropic leaders.  Stephen Wright, Director of Economic Development, shared with the group why businesses…
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