Help Me Grow (HMG) connects families to health and state developmental resources so children (birth to age eight) can start school healthy and ready to succeed.

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The First Class Pre-K grant application for the 2018-2019 school year is now closed

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STARTING AT ZERO: Reimagining Education in America

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5 days ago
“Investing now in high quality 0–8 early childhood education will produce substantial returns both across early childhood and the K-12 system.” Which is exactly what we’re doing here in Alabama!

Watch here: https://t.co/PzWKldbQLD
#PreK4AL #ECEWins
1 week ago
Have you seen it? Check out the new @hgse video that features @GovernorKayIvey sharing the success story of Alabama First Class Pre-K, our nation’s highest quality pre-k program!

🎥 Watch here: https://t.co/XJUNXMwDSr

#PreK4AL #StrongStartStrongFinish
2 weeks ago
Zero to Three: Reimagining Education in America | Filmed in First Class Pre-K classrooms across AL, the video features @GovernorKayIvey @gregcanfield @JefffColeman sharing the importance of investing in high quality early childhood education. Watch here: https://t.co/XJUNXMwDSr
2 weeks ago
Zero to Three: Reimagining Education in America | We’re proud and excited to announce the release of a new video for @hgse highlighting the impact of early learning on future economic development! Watch here: https://t.co/XJUNXMwDSr #PreK4AL #ECEWins
2 weeks ago
Save the date | Register today for annual Alabama Children’s Policy Council Conference on Friday, July 27 in Montgomery! @ALChildrenFirst #ChildrenFirst https://t.co/dRTyPyOnvS https://t.co/tQaOz1kaal AL_DECE photo
3 weeks ago
Next Year! | We hope that you will join us as we highlight the importance of early learning & care from prenatal health & wellness to 3rd grade school readiness & literacy!

2019 Alabama Early Childhood Education Conference:

https://t.co/qJJfPeKy4V

#StrongStartStrongFinish