To Close the Achievement Gap – because all children deserve the same opportunity to be successful and because investing in our children’s success strengthens our community.
To Read On Grade Level by Third Grade – because the first few years of school, children are learning to read; for the rest of their lives, they are reading to learn.
To Cultivate REAL Life Skills in Children – because our children will compete globally and must be equipped with what education experts call the Seven Survival Skills:
- Critical Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Taking Initiative
- Ability to Work as Part of a Team
Preparation for High School and Life – because a diverse, complex world requires a student with a myriad of skills and talents to achieve optimum success.