The Family Ford Foundation has awarded a $225,000 grant to the Douglas Education Service District to work with local businesses on identifying family-friendly practices and taking steps to make them happen. The collaboration is expected to not only boost productivity and enhance employer profiles, but also to improve school readiness for Douglas County children.
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The new website is being launched by the Early Learning Division, with the Oregon Department of Education. We know that the first five years of life show the most significant rate of growth for the human brain. During those years, the groundwork is laid for skills in literacy, language, math and much more.
The South-Central Oregon Early Learning Hub has announced it is releasing a Request for Proposals for funding, available to applicants in Douglas, Lake and Klamath counties. The deadline to receive RFPs is 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3. The attached cover letter provides details on funding stream requirements, available funding, reporting requirements and application submission instructions. Also of note is a Frequently Asked Questions section shown on page 13 of the application.