27 10, 2014

Reading, learning, and succeeding with Project READ

By |October 27th, 2014|Early Childhood, Partner News, Prepared for school|

At its core, the Pathway is about all students having what they need to ensure a healthy future - regardless of their background, economic status or geographic location. Project Read, the Grand Rapids Area Library and Invest Early are ardent supporters of the Pathway goals, and remind us that reading skills play a vital role in a healthy future - [...]

1 07, 2014

Blandin fuels early-ed momentum

By |July 1st, 2014|Early Childhood, Partner News, Prepared for school|

Last week we reported about the Blandin Foundation's decision to continue its commitment to early childhood education. Sarah Caruso, president and chief executive officer of Greater Twin Cities United Way and Kate Wolford, president of the McKnight Foundation, understand the importance of this decision as it relates to a growing movement happening around the state, which they talk about in this [...]

11 02, 2014

Early Childhood Education is critical to student success

By |February 11th, 2014|Early Childhood, Prepared for school|

This is the second in a series of articles, written by Christina Brown, that show how community members are using the Pathway to Student Success. The Pathway was created and endorsed by local youth and adults as a guide to engage everyone in building strong community by supporting youth on their journey to becoming the next generation of skilled workers, [...]