Early education expert Robert Pianta says 2 out of 5 students entering kindergarten are unprepared in areas of social skills, math, and self regulation.
We need to make a greater effort to get disadvantaged families thinking about college and career-planning beginning no later than first grade.
San Antonio’s children and parents are encouraged to “Dream Tomorrow Today” at an interactive DoSeum exhibition opening June 2.
The city’s signature early childhood education program continues to show signs of success as its first class of students progresses through the third grade, results that could prove meaningful when City Council members decide in late 2020 whether to continue the initiative.
Investments in a few can pay off for many: When voters chose to provide high-quality Pre-K for a small percentage of the city’s children, they probably didn’t know how widely the benefits would be shared.
When 20,000 San Antonio families with four and five-year-olds at home checked their email Wednesday, it was likely with a grin or a giggle.
Pre-K 4 SA is off and running.
Tuesday was a big night for the children of San Antonio.
Mayor Julián Castro’s initiative using one-eighth cent of the sales tax to fund Pre-K-4 SA is an investment in the children of San Antonio and the future of San Antonio.
The early vote is in now.