Getting Children Ready for School

SC First Steps equips South Carolina's early learners and their families with the individualized support and resources they need to be successful in school and in life.

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SC First Steps has a presence in every county in South Carolina.

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Since its inception in 1999, SC First Steps has helped South Carolina's youngest children and their families get ready for school.

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Your 4 year old may be eligible for free 4K. Get your child ready for Kindergarten!

 

For more information on the SC First Steps 4K Program, please click here.

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South Carolina First Steps is a statewide organization serving children in every county through a network of 46 First Steps partnerships, each a local nonprofit charged with meeting the needs of local families.

A recent study from the Institute for Families in Society at the University of South Carolina shows that our collaborative, community-focused efforts are working. Statewide, First Steps is #closingthegap on kindergarten readiness, advancing our mission to ensure that all children start school ready to reach their highest potential.

Learn more here: bit.ly/38A0C7c
Find the full report summary here: bit.ly/2uuxv6u
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South Carolina First Steps is a statewide organization serving children in every county through a network of 46 First Steps partnerships, each a local nonprofit charged with meeting the needs of local families.

A recent study from the Institute for Families in Society at the University of South Carolina shows that our collaborative, community-focused efforts are working. Statewide, First Steps is #ClosingTheGap on kindergarten readiness, advancing our mission to ensure that all children start school ready to reach their highest potential.

Learn more here: https://bit.ly/38A0C7c
Find the full report summary here: https://bit.ly/2uuxv6u

In delivering his State of the State address Wednesday evening, Gov. Henry McMaster called on the SC Legislature to make full-day 4K available to low-income families statewide.

“The facts are clear: to change the path of a child's future, to enhance the prosperity of our economy, to maximize the success of our state, we have to make sure that every student is ready to learn when he or she enters the classroom."

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