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Please join the Mayor’s Commission for Children at 10 a.m., Tuesday April 23 at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce as they announce the results of the Readiness for Kindergarten 2018 Continuation Study. The study is conducted approximately every four years and is made made possible through the funding and support of the City of Springfield, Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Musgrave Foundation and Springfield Public Schools.
“This study continues to inform and focus the collective efforts of many partners to ensure our children are ready to learn,” said Brigitte Marrs, executive director of the Mayor’s Commission for Children. “It is certainly a cornerstone in fueling the energy and momentum around the importance and impact of early childhood education that has helped our community embrace the opportunities for pre-school expansion and strengthen other initiatives to remove barriers for readiness.”