Press Release

Announcing the Help Me Grow Early Care and Education Initiative

First 5 San Francisco, the Office of Early Care and Education, and the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families recently launched the Help Me Grow Early Care and Education Initiative, a joint City-funded initiative seeking to establish a...

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Article

RFQ: Help Me Grow Early Care and Education Initiative

Request for Qualifications Help Me Grow Early Care and Education Initiative The Office of Early Care and Education, as the steward of the county’s early care and education system, First 5 San Francisco, as the contracting agent for the county’s...

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Publication

Strategic Plan, 2016-2021

First 5 San Francisco’s new strategic plan will guide our work over the next five years, reinforcing successful strategies of the past and present while evolving the organization in new and exciting directions. Under the plan, First 5 San...

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Publication

Community Report, 2015-2016

Our “Community Report, 2015-2016” provides a brief snapshot of First 5’s recent activities and outcomes, organized around our strategic investments in early learning, family support, and health and early intervention. pdf_thumbnails_link...

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School Readiness Report, 2015-2016

First 5 San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District are pleased to present, “School Readiness in San Francisco, 2015-16,” a comprehensive report on the preparedness of children to meet the early academic and social demands of...

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Press Release

Are San Francisco Kindergarteners Ready for School?

Report Shows Record Levels of Preschool Attendance but Troubling Gaps in Other Essential Supports Sixty-two percent of San Francisco children entering kindergarten last year demonstrated proficiency in the early academic and social skills necessary...

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Publication

First Steps Report, 2014-2015

The “First Steps Report” compiles a variety of data about young children, ages 0-5, and their families in San Francisco. Data are organized into five sections, four of which correspond with the strategic goals of First 5 San Francisco. Data are...

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