The Maine Children’s Alliance (MCA) is committed to improving the lives of Maine’s children, youth and families.
Since 1994, MCA has provided non-partisan leadership by promoting and advocating for sound public policies that benefit Maine’s children. A resource for our partners and policy-makers, we provide comprehensive data and information about the status and well-being of Maine’s children. We contribute to positive change by collaborating with partners at the state, regional and national level.
Be a strong voice for all Maine children!
Please join us and support MCA today. Your support will help us continue to improve the lives of Maine children and their families.
Early Reading Proficiency in the United States
A new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot by the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that a large majority of children in the United States, including right here in Maine, are not reading proficiently by the time they reach fourth grade - a key predictor of a student’s future educational and economic success.