Early Education Can’t Be Left Out

Dear Advocates: Virginia will receive approximately $67m in education relief as part of the CARES Act, the economic stimulus package passed by Congress and signed by the president.  The discretionary…
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Are You Ready for the Lego Challenge?

We are challenging our classrooms & families @ home to build their best Lego creation. It can be anything you want to build!!! Send us photos or videos of your…
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Fun Activities You Can Do at Home

You can… Build a tower as tall as YOU are, create a house for a mouse, or use Legos, blocks, boxes and other things around your house to create a…
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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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