Cincinnati Preschool Promise

Why What You Learned in Preschool is Crucial at Work

Should high schools and colleges evaluate students the way preschools do? New York Times reporter Claire Cain Miller thinks so. In her article, "Why Whta You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work," Miller asserts that social skills, or whether individuals "play well with others," is an essential part of success in the workplace.

"At work, social skills like teamwork & empathy have become much more important--because computers don't have them." [...] more about Why What You Learned in Preschool is Crucial at Work

Helping Young Children Build Personal Libraries

A handful of philanthropy groups are coming together to get more books in the hands of children from low-income families.

In a collaboration with Imagination Library and Reach Out and Read, Medicaid-eligible children in Cincinnati will be able to receive a free book every month from birth to age five. [...] more about Helping Young Children Build Personal Libraries

New program wants every kid in Cincinnati to have own 'personal library'

Low-income children throughout Cincinnati will soon find a new book waiting in their mailbox each month...totally free.

Seasoned early literacy programs Imagination Library and Reach Out and Read joined forces to deliver a new, age-appropriate book each month by mail to every Medicaid-eligible child under the age of five, starting at birth and at no cost to parents.

In Cincinnati, that's about 10,000 kids. [...] more about New program wants every kid in Cincinnati to have own 'personal library'

Preschool Promise Launches “Take the Pledge” Campaign

The Cincinnati Preschool Promise has launched a “Take the Pledge” campaign to raise awareness about and support for two years of quality preschool for every child our community. Campaign volunteers will attend over 100 events, asking people to sign a pledge to support two years of quality preschool for all children with a goal of collecting 10,000 pledges by October. [...] more about Preschool Promise Launches “Take the Pledge” Campaign

Become a Preschool Promise Ambassador Today!

The Cincinnati Preschool Promise is an independent cross-sector effort to provide universal access to high quality preschool for all 3 and 4 year olds in the city of Cincinnati. This promises to get more children ready for school, reading successfully by the end of 3rd grade, and graduating from high school prepared for college and careers. The Cincinnati Preschool Promise is one of the most strategic investments we can make to transform outcomes for students and schools, grow our local economy, attract and retain talent, and begin to break the cycle of poverty in our city. Every child deserves a fair start. [...] more about Become a Preschool Promise Ambassador Today!

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