First 5 San Diego Awarded More than $10 Million Grant

First 5 San Diego today announced it has received an award of more than $10 million for First 5 California’s Child Signature Program to ensure quality early childhood education in the county. “Funding for early childhood education has faced dramatic cuts … Continued

Closing the Achievement Gap Before it Starts

Published in the Union Tribune on February 8, 2013 http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/feb/07/early-childhood-education/ By Randy Ward & Kimberly Medeiros It’s well-known that many children in our community come into the education system at a distinct disadvantage. By the time they are 3 years … Continued

First 5 Reaches Out to Military Families

The Kids First Fair is held each year at Camp Pendleton in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the Department of Defense Military Child Month. First 5 San Diego participated in the 17th annual event. More than 5,000 … Continued