16 Gestures by 16 Months can help parents track progress

The First Words Project at Florida State University has developed these guidelines to help parents track the language development skills of their infants and toddlers. Read full story


HIPPY home visitors helping parents build their skills

Escambia School District's HIPPY program uses home visitors to help parents gain the skills they need to help their 3- and 4-year-olds be ready for kindergarten. Read full story


Breaking down Escambia’s outside agency funding requests

How much will Escambia County pay toward kindergarten readiness, job creation, tourism promotion and a host of other requests from outside agencies? Read on. Read full story