Like other schools participating in Alabama’s First Class Pre-K program, Birmimgham’s Glen Iris Elementary School is seeing big gains among students. (Nik Layman/Alabama NewsCenter) Isaac Gonzales was a year away from starting kindergarten and had never stepped foot in a school or day care. He didn’t know his ABCs. He didn’t recognize numbers or colors.
Monthly Archives: April 2017
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – Alabama’s pre-K program is growing, but it still isn’t available to all of the children in the state.More money is flooding into the program, which was recently ranked as one of the best in the nation by the National Institute for Early Education.“Our successes are little successes; you know, the child who
Alabama’s Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Program Continues to Lead the Nation in Quality for the Tenth Year in a Row
MONTGOMERY— Alabama’s First Class Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Program continues to lead the nation in quality for the tenth year in a row, according to a new study released Thursday. Alabama is one of only two states in the country to meet all 10 quality benchmarks as established by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER).“Alabama