During the December 7, 2011 meeting Dr. Jeff Goldhagen mentioned that our community needed better indicators for measuring school readiness. He mentioned Colorado's indicators as a great example for the committee to review. Take a look at Colorado's School Readiness Indicators.
The Child Friendly Cities Initiative (a response to the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child) was discussed as well.
About this Study
Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI) is completing its latest community inquiry, Children 1-2-3: Early Learning for Future Success. This community engagement process has been examining the question, "How can Jacksonville best foster early learning success for children from birth to age 3 in our community?" Over the course of the process (October 2011 through April 2012), the meeting schedule, meeting summaries, key handouts and relevant articles have all been posted here. To find out more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.