Recent News

April 05, 2021
Virtual Story Time, April 12-16

To celebrate Month of the Young Child and national Drop Everything and Read Day, we’ve recruited volunteer readers to share their favorite childhood story on video. From April 12 to 16, we will release new videos each day after school and before bedtime.

March 11, 2021

Kentucky still lags badly when it comes to important measures of progress in early education, such as kindergarten readiness and preschool enrollment.

April 18, 2018
Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

United Way Success By 6 ® has a single community imperative: Kindergarten readiness is the most important priority for individual and collective school success and the community's long-term economic health. Here are some indicators to see if your child is kindergarten ready.

May 27, 2016
United Way Day of Action to Promote Reading and Kindergarten Readiness

United Way Day of Action is an invitation to LIVE UNITED and take action to promote early grade reading and kindergarten readiness - join the fun!

January 27, 2016
Two Northern Kentucky School Districs Show Big Improvement in Kindergarten Readiness

Kentucky recently released their statewide kindergarten readiness scores, and the Northern Kentucky region's scores continue to be slightly above the state level, with two districts having shown especially strong improvements within the past year.

November 20, 2014
United Way getting more kids ready for kindergarten – and future success

United Way is expanding proven strategies in Brown and Clermont counties to help more children enter kindergarten prepared.

July 29, 2014
Success By 6 accelerates efforts to get more kids ready.

A new operating model positions United Way Success By 6 to strengthen our region's early childhood system...

March 25, 2014
Impact Spotlight: Children Prepared for Kindergarten

90% of the brain's growth occurs before age five, but our society spends 90% of our education dollars after that. We brought education experts together to discuss what's being done to prepare children for kindergarten...

March 10, 2014 - Rachel Goodspeed, Public Relations, United Way
Region makes progress toward ensuring children enter school prepared

United Way has been working to ensure children have an optimal start in life for over 10 years and so far, the region is making progress in the pursuit.