Only 1% Latino and 4% Black Children Participate in High-Quality State Preschool Programs

This needs to be addressed!

Ogo Okoye-Johnson

According to the Young Learners, Missed Opportunities: Ensuring That Black and Latino Children Have Access to High-Quality State-Funded Preschool report released on Wednesday November 6, 2019 by The Education Trust, only one percent of Latino children and four percent of black children are enrolled in high-quality state preschool programs.

None of the 25 states and Washington, D.C. included in the study, provided three and four year-old black and Latino children in state-funded preschool programs with sufficient access to high-quality programs.

“Our data is devastating. No state provides the two essential elements for a strong early start for our nation’s Black and Latino children — quality and access. Despite overwhelming research on the value of high-quality preschool, states continue to willfully neglect our youngest students of color” stated Dr. Carrie Gillispie, The  Education Trust’s senior analyst for P-12 policy.

Heather Rieman, The  Education Trust’s director of P-12 policy also stated that               …

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Jump Start Early Literacy with 5 Stars Chike the Invincible!

A wise idea!

Ogo Okoye-Johnson

Jump start Early Literacy! Develop the love of reading in all children and students! Read and Listen to Chike the Invincible, a 5 stars book with excellent illustrations that capture the imagination of all readers! Grab copies of both the book and the audio hot- off-the-press at

Read the review at Readers’ Favorite!

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5 Stars Review of Chike the Invincible!

Wow! Well Deserving for Chike the Invincible!

Ogo Okoye-Johnson


Have you ordered your copy of Chike the Invincible? Don’t be left out! Get your copy today at

Here is a 5 stars review from Readers’ Favorite to spur you on!

Review Rating:5 STARS!  March 15, 2016
Reviewed By Mamta Madhavan for Readers’ Favorite

Chike the Invincible by Dr. Ogo Okoye-Johnson is a beautiful story for young readers with an excellent message. Chike lived with his parents, Chief Ike and Chi-Chi, in the village of Awor. Chief Ike was powerful and he always won the biggest yam and archery competition held every year during the annual New Yam Festival. The idea of this festival was to bring the previously warring villages together. It was a grand festival and the highlight of the festival was the archery competition. Chike learned archery and started competing. He loses his father to a trap laid by his uncle Obi during an archery…

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Chike the Invincible

Grab a copy today!

Ogo Okoye-Johnson

Hot off the Press! Be one of the first to own a copy of this classic thriller!                                     Grab yours today at:                                                                                                                                                                                              or at                                                                                                                                  

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