- North Carolina’s Smart Start program began in 1993
- NC Pre-K began in 2002
- Research shows that the best educational return on investment comes from starting education as early in a child’s life as possible, according to Cindy Watkins, president of the North Carolina Partnership for Children
In this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Cindy Watkins, president of the North Carolina Partnership for Children. They discuss the importance of early-childhood education, how to ensure long-term results from pre-K programs, and the future of early-childhood education.