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Ready At Five is dedicated to elevating school readiness for all Maryland children...



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83% of Maryland's kindergarteners are fully ready for school...


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55_-_Louise_Corwin_and_Bill_ClintonOur Executive Director Louise Corwin proudly makes our Commitment to Action at the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) Meeting to develop the PETALS program to reach English Language Learners (ELLs) earlier. Click here to learn more!  (Photo Credit:  Clinton Global Initiative).  Ready At Five is seeking to fill the positions of Program Director and Development Manager. Please forward resumes to Props help children bring creative play to life. Use everyday objects in new or unusual ways: a flashlight as a campfire, a blanket as a cape, or a towel as a magic carpet. See our August ParentTip on Using Props to release your child’s creativity.   Click here to learn some car seat safety tips from the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. Reach Out and Read is part of the Race To The Top's Early Learning Challenge Grant Project - click here for the article in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics!   Click here to view the Getting Ready publications.  

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Baltimore, MD  21228


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thumb_epjReady At Five is happy to celebrate April as the Month of the Young Child by adopting a VIOLETS classroom and distributing VIOLETS Activity Totes at the Y of Central Maryland Emily Price Jones Head Start Program on Elgin Avenue in Baltimore City.