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Little Kids, Big Impact
First Congregational Church of Manchester
For kids, the benefits of early education are obvious: 90% of the brain develops by age five. But the impact goes beyond just children; access to early education is Vermont’s most significant social and economic opportunity. Aly Richards, CEO of Let’s Grow Kids, discusses ways that early education both helps kids and strengthens communities.
Underwriter: Woolmington, Campbell, Bent & Stasny, P.C.
For more information
- Video: Japanese schools are very different from American ones
- Study from the Economic Policy Institute on the “achievement gap” in education in America
- Let’s Grow Kids advocates for better childhood education. If you would like to volunteer for their organization, check out opportunities here.