HCS School Readiness Shares New Success Results of Early Start LENA Program

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New results from a Huntsville City Schools parent-group program shows considerably higher early literacy scores. The LENA Start program, started in 2015, helps parents to better prepare their kids to transition into a pre-school program. The district was one of the first to recognize that a mission to educate all students must include a vision of children from birth to age three. Parents have benefited from practical strategies for increasing early talk, social capital resulting from group sessions, and the enthusiasm and energy brought to every session by all parties. The new LENA report takes a deep dive into the results from Huntsville City Schools, examining the details of their implementation and the data.