K-12 education and child development

The K-12 Education and Early Childhood Development workgroup seeks to reduce poverty through a holistic approach to education at all levels that prepares citizens for 21st century careers.

Goals of this workgroup include:

  • 4.1: Establish comprehensive training centers in high schools to connect educational and training opportunities directly to business.
  • 4.2: Establish a “Teacher Village” that develops strategies and programs to provide teachers with affordable housing as a way to attract more people into the region.
  • 4.3: Work with state and local officials to develop world-class programs for local schools.
  • 4.4: Renovate or construct state-of-the-art school facilities throughout the region.


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