The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently released a national report that warns how our nation is failing to invest enough in our children’s early years, leaving them unprepared to succeed in school and life. While Georgia has one of the highest poverty rates in the nation, there is some promising news for our youngest, most vulnerable citizens, and our state ranks eighth in the nation in key metrics. That’s because our leaders are devoting more resources to support high-quality early childhood programs that include supports for families, and because of the work you do to improve the lives of children and families in your county every day.
Read Georgia’s media release.
Download the Casey report, The First Eight Years: Giving Kids a Foundation for Lifetime Success.