One of the pilot programs of Parents as Teachers was created in Hollister, Missouri nearly 35 years ago, and is still incredibly impactful today. Despite some budget cuts in 2008, Missouri pushed hard to keep the program functioning and providing support to families from pregnancy and through the first five years of the child’s life, working especially on help with literacy and early childhood nutrition and development. The program has seen significant growth, especially in the last ten years, and the hope is that there will be an arm of Parents as Teachers in every public school district in Missouri.
To read the full article, including testimony from those impacted by the program, click here.
Direct link: http://bransontrilakesnews.com/news_free/article_cd46a8ec-07b9-11e9-a701-a7cf1012bbe0.html