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News 2011

City, schools aim to Excel By 5 - McComb, MS Enterprise Journal, by Karen Freeman

The City of McComb and the McComb School District have joined hands with area businesses, educators and concerned citizens to concentrate efforts to shape youngsters in their formative years of age 1 to 5.

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Excel By 5 2011 Summit Newsletter

Please find attached the Excel By 5 2011 Summit Newsletter.

Excel By 5 Summit - WLBT Coverage - Mike McDaniel

By Mike McDaniel
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) -

Start early and start now, that was the message of the Excel By 5 summit Wednesday morning as advocates from across the state got some good news; the program is growing.

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Pascagoula re-certified as "Early Childhood Community"

A presentation was made to the Pascagoula City Council announcing our re-certificaton. 

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Biloxi becomes Certified Early Childhood Community

JACKSON, Miss., June 16, 2011 — What can we say about early childhood education?  Is it a good thing to wrap a newborn, a toddler or a four-year old in loving kindness and nurture them with thoughtful instruction?

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The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi Commits $150,000 in Support of Excel By 5 Community

HERNANDO, Miss., June 30, 2011 — Excel By 5, Inc. announced today (June 30, 2011) its partnership with the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM).  CFNM will invest $150,000 to expand Excel By 5 into Northwest Mississippi.  Excel By 5 will use the funds to provide a coordinator to work over the next three years with eight counties to improve early learning opportunities.   

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Cleveland becomes 7th Excel By 5 Certified Community

JACKSON, Miss., May 3, 2011 — What can we say about early childhood education?  Is it a good thing to wrap a newborn, a toddler or a four-year old in loving kindness and nurture them with thoughtful instruction?

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Excel By 5 Expands to MS Delta

Mississippi Center for Education Innovation Launches Expansion in Delta

In partnership with the Mississippi Center for Education Innovation (MSCEI), Excel By 5 will work with sixteen (16) Delta communities to improve early learning opportunities through collaborations, technical support and resources development.

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