Leandro v. North Carolina is a lawsuit filed in 1994 by five low-wealth school districts who claimed the state was not providing children with the same educational opportunities as students in higher-income districts. In 1997, the NC Supreme Court ruled that the state's students have a constitutional right to a "sound, basic education." This constitutional right has been and continues to be denied to many North Carolina children.
Dolly Parton's 10-part series "Goodnight with Dolly" is now finished! Scroll down this page to view all 10 episodes and to download all of the worksheets and tip sheets.
For Cabarrus County parents with children under the age of 5, be sure your child is signed up to receive a FREE BOOK every month through the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program!
On January 9, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will receive $56 million in federal funding over the next seven years to support children's health and well-being, improve access to high-quality early learning for families across the state and invest in the state's early childhood workforce. The federal funding is one of the state's largest infusions of new dollars in North Carolina's early childhood system.
Thank you to all of our community partners, service providers, elected officials, supporters, and friends who joined us for our annual Voices for Children Luncheon on December 3 at All Saints Episcopal Church. If you missed the event, or would like to access the materials that we shared again, please view the links below and share them with your family, friends and community. Have a safe and happy holiday season!