Category Archives: Success By 6

Colins Hope Water Safety

06.10.2016 | SUCCESS BY 6

UWATX Partners with Colin’s Hope to Promote Water Safety

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Colin's Hope is an organization that educates families and children about water safety in efforts to prevent children from ... Read More >

 
Summer Learning Activities for Preschool At Home

06.02.2016 | SUCCESS BY 6

Summer Learning Activities for Preschool-Aged Children

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Wondering what to do with your young child at home all summer? We’ve compiled a list of fun AND educational activities you can do ... Read More >

 
Austin ISD Pre-K3

05.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

AISD Doubles Capacity For Pre-K3 Next Year

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(Via Austin ISD Press Release) Austin ISD will nearly double its capacity to teach prekindergarten for three-year-olds (Pre-K3) ... Read More >

 
GAVA Go Austin Vamos Austin childhood obesity

04.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, SUCCESS BY 6

GAVA! Initiatives Involve Residents in Improving Communities

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GAVA (Go Austin Vamos Austin!) is a resident-led health initiative working in Austin’s neighborhoods (78744 and 78745) with ... Read More >

 
Success By 6 literacy coach Americorps

03.23.2016 | SUCCESS BY 6

Americorps, Literacy Coaches Make a Difference for Young Children

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In Travis County, only about 42% of children from low-income families enter Kindergarten ready to learn. Research also tells us ... Read More >

 
Mayor Adler and Paul Cruz at early childhood briefing

02.08.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Success By 6, Local Leaders Give Updates to Stakeholders

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UWATX held a breakfast briefing event at Google Fiber on February 5th to update business and philanthropic leaders and ... Read More >

 
Child Reading with Teacher

01.20.2016 | SUCCESS BY 6

National Book Week

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National Book Week 2016 is upon us – what better way to celebrate than to get your child involved by finding a good book to get ... Read More >

 
Play to Learn family

12.30.2015 | SUCCESS BY 6

What’s Inside a Play To Learn Kit?

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We are currently prepping to serve new families and children through our Play To Learn program in Spring 2016. UWATX launched Play ... Read More >

 
AISD preschool student

12.16.2015 | EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, SUCCESS BY 6

Math and Literacy Results Show Huge Strides For At-Risk Kids

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One thing that sets United Way for Greater Austin apart from other non-profits is that all of our programs are research-based and ... Read More >

 
Ascend at the Aspen Institute project on two-gen classes

11.17.2015 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, SUCCESS BY 6, SUCCESS STORIES

Two-Generation Pilot Project Shows ESL As Biggest Need

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Ascend is a policy program of The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization that aims to pass on economic ... Read More >

 
 
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