Thrive by Five Washington

Early Learning Efforts in White Center and East Yakima Show Progress in Preparing Children for Kindergarten
August 14, 2009

SEATTLE,  August 12, 2009 — Thrive by Five Washington and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced $8 million in new, joint funding to support two community partnerships that were launched last year and show progress in helping prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to learn. Research shows that kids who have access to high-quality early learning experiences are more likely to be successful in school and life.