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With Funding from United Way Local Program Helps Children and Parents Prepare for Kindergarten

For kids and parents, starting kindergarten can be difficult.

A program in a number of Lane County elementary schools created by a Eugene researcher is improving the school readiness of young children, easing the transition into kindergarten.

"Some kids are really shy and anxious," said Katherine Pears, creator of the Kids In Transition To School program. "They're crying, withdrawn, scared. But we're able to get them to; by the time they go into kindergarten, they're walking in like they know the place."

Read the complete article on the Register-Guard.

ALICE Report: 4 in 10 working Oregon households can’t afford basic living costs

EUGENE, Ore. -- Four in ten Oregon households can't afford the basic costs of living despite working, according to the ALICE Report published Sunday by United Way.

ALICE is an acronym for the 'Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.'

See more on KMTR's website.

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