Building Blocks

The Role of Local Leaders in Early Education

“Parents as well as politicians need to be collectively in agreement… to move early education forward.”

In the Houston area, only 47% of children are prepared properly when they get to kindergarten. What can local leaders do to ensure that children in Harris County don't slip through the cracks? Legislation can play a huge role in educational outcomes, but what is the political process to improve funding for school programs?

In episode 3 of Building Blocks, we highlight successes at the legislative level and discuss what else could be done.

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