The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) supports a number of initiatives to help children receive the best start. Their vision is that all Minnesota children are prepared for kindergarten, third-grade reading, and lifelong learning.
MDE wanted to highlight their Early Learning Programs by telling two stories. The first story is about Deja and her mom, a family seeking support in a community with a Head Start Child Care Partnership. The second story is about Mary and her son David, a family accessing early care and education programs that help to stabilize families.