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Pre-K and Kindergarten Teachers and Administrators Learn New Strategies for Supporting Early Learning

Over 230 Title I pre-k and kindergarten teachers and administrators from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools descended on downtown Raleigh on Sept. 16-17 to attend the N.C. Association for the Education of Young Children's 63rd Annual Conference. Eva Phillips, WSFCS Blog, September 22, 2016

New Playground Coming to East Winston Neighborhood

The kids in East Winston will soon have a brand new playground to enjoy. This weekend, community members, volunteers, and local organizations will come together to build a new playground that will replace old equipment at the site near the 14th Street Recreation Center that hasn’t been updated in more than 20 years. Tevin Stinson, The Chronicle, September 22, 2016

Foundation Funding Of Health Care For Older People

The US population of people ages sixty-five and older grew from 46.2 million in 2014 to 47.8 million in 2015, according to a June 23, 2016, Census Bureau press release. And the title of a Forbes article—about a July 2016 Health Affairs Web First containing projections of national health expenditures—is telling: “Aging, not Obamacare to Fuel Next Decade’s Medical Spending.”

This blog post looks into the issues of aging and healthcare, and how foundations are reacting.