How to Talk to Your Children About the Coronavirus

The conversations, social media and constant chatter by the news media may worry our children. It is important that we are careful about what we say around them. They will…
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Angelica Light & Lisa Howard: E3 Program Offers New Approach to Early Education

In 2002, business, civic and philanthropic leaders recognized a problem that they wanted to fix. Many of our region’s children were entering kindergarten not ready. The Hampton Roads Community Foundation…
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Budget Conferees Appointed

Dear Friends, Thank you for your unwavering support! It is because of you and your calls, letters and visits that the House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate have passed…
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Urgent Action Needed

Dear Friend, Thanks to your support: HB 1012 (Bulova) and SB 578 (Howell) have passed their respective chambers by overwhelming margins. Your voice has made a difference! Now, the fight…
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VKRP Data

What is VKRP? The Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program is a kindergarten readiness assessment that includes literacy, math, social skills and self-regulation. It provides the most comprehensive data our state has…
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Urgent Action Needed!

 Text VAEARLYED to 52886 to get updates and act now! Dear Friend, We need your urgent support. Recently released 2019 data from the Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program found that 44%…
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Early Education Matters

Dear Friends: On behalf of E3: Elevate Early Education, we are thrilled to launch, Early Education Matters, a campaign and nonpartisan coalition to advance our legislative priorities for the 2020 session and…
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What Does High-Quality Early Education Look Like?

What Does Quality in Early Education Look Like? Lots of books for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Creative, free form art materials and activities available in the classroom for children to…
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Historic Day for Early Education

The Governor and First Lady announced a $94.8 million dollar budget package at the ACCA Child Development Center for early education, the largest ever investment in Virginia’s early childhood education…
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Join the $1,000 Club

Every year we turn away over 30 families who have applied for a scholarship to The New E3 School. These families desperately want to give their child the gift of…
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