Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Anne Silea, Director of Community Engagement, Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments Did you know that 80 to 90% of what you learn …. you learn by looking? While most people know that children learn more quickly during their early years than at any other time in life, not everyone knows how critical…

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Get Ready for Kindergarten Month

by Missy Riley, Director of Early Childhood and Parents As Teachers, Springfield Public Schools Is My Child Ready? As we approach the start of the school year, one question comes to mind for parents across Missouri: “Is my child ready for Kindergarten?”.  The topic of school readiness is something that has been at the center…

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Kids Win Missouri Endorses Proposition B

Kids Win Missouri Endorses Proposition B Craig Stevenson, Director of Policy and Advocacy   Kids Win Missouri’s Board of Directors has voted to endorse Proposition B, a ballot initiative which will gradually raise the minimum wage in Missouri to $12.00 per hour in 2023.   What does Proposition B do? Proposition B would raise the…

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