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We all have a huge stake in the healthy development of every child.

Dr. Jack Shonkoff, Director
Harvard Center on the Developing Child

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Cradle To Career Report Card

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Kindergarten Readiness

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Third Grade Reading

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High School Graduation

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Percent Employed, Ages 20-24

Thriving children create a thriving community.
For many Northwest Louisiana children, success is far from guaranteed.

18.5%

of the population has less than a high school diploma of equivalency.

23.5%

of the population has a bachelor’s degree or higher.

We are a catalyst for working together across sectors and geographical lines to prepare the students of Bossier, Caddo, DeSoto & Webster parishes for academic achievement, productive citizenship, and global competitiveness, from cradle to career.