YWCA launches affordable, mixed-income preschool program
"Building on 40 years of experience in early childhood education–and continuing its effort to get kids ready for kindergarten–the YWCA of Richmond has announced the launch of a new, mixed-income preschool program for kids ages 18 months to five years: The Sprout School.
While Richmond’s YWCA has offered high-quality early childhood education for years, the Sprout School gives the program a new name and, with it, a new approach to preparing children for kindergarten success. The school will make use of a Reggio Emilia-inspired curriculum that encourages discovery, creativity, and community. As a press release from the YWCA explained, “This approach is particularly effective for vulnerable and at-risk children, but also nationally recognized as a preschool program that is highly successful for kindergarten readiness.”"
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