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Dichter Harriet, Bernhard Kristin, Tate Cynthia, Hibbard Susan, Washington Valora, 11 December, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar discusses systems building and the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge. Presenters from Georgia and Illinois share their visions and accomplishments, along with challenges and lessons learned, in the area of early childhood…
Dichter Harriet, Bernhard Kristin, Tate Cynthia, Hibbard Susan, Washington Valora, 11 December, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses systems building and the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge. Presenters from Georgia and Illinois share their visions and accomplishments, along with challenges and lessons…
Pompa Delia, Park Maki, Fix Michael, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This policy brief analyses the opportunities ESSA introduced for DLLs and the ECEC workforce. It begins by setting out key demographics of the DLL population, including its rapid growth and characteristics. The brief then discusses trends in the…
Pompa Delia, Park Maki, Fix Michael, December, 2017
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a brief that focuses on the leveraging of federal funding via the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to strengthen the early childhood education workforce and better serve young children who are dual language learners (DLLs).
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
States and localities use and raise funding from a variety of sources to support the activities of their QRIS, including their rating and accountability processes and quality improvement efforts. Typically, funding of all elements of the QRIS is…
United States. Office of Child Care, 27 November, 2017
Other
This IM provides guidance to state, territorial, and tribal Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies regarding the flexibility in spending CCDF funds in response to federal or state declared emergency situations. (author abstract)
Long Bridget Terry, October, 2017
Other
Women have surpassed men in college enrollment. This trend is particularly pronounced among nontraditional students, including part-time and older students--two groups that face significant challenges in higher education. For the 4.8 million college…
Bipartisan Policy Center. Early Childhood Initiative, October, 2017
Other
This report is organized as follows. The opening section provides background and context, reviewing the latest findings on the importance of the earliest years--and especially the quality of early experiences and interactions with parents and…
Hu Bi Ying, Zhou Yisu, Chen Liang, Fan Xitao, Winsler Adam, Q4 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the relationship between investment of financial resources in early childhood education (ECE) and student academic outcomes using survey and observational data from 59 classrooms in Guangdong Province, China (N = 589, 50% girls,…
Penn Helen, September, 2017
Other
This report summarizes the wide variety of policies and practices in early childhood education and care (ECEC) to be found in Europe and OECD countries, highlighting the issues that are relevant to the terms of reference set out by SOW. It draws…
Penn Helen, September, 2017
Executive Summary
This report summarizes the wide variety of policies and practices in early childhood education and care (ECEC) to be found in Europe and OECD countries, highlighting the issues that are relevant to the terms of reference set out by SOW. It draws…
Alabama. Department of Early Childhood Education, August, 2017
Other
This report summarizes Alabama's Preschool Development Grant activities and progress in meeting performance and budget goals during the 2016 reporting year.
Alabama. Department of Early Childhood Education, August, 2017
Executive Summary
This summary is designed to provide an overview of Alabama's Preschool Development Grant activities, accomplishments, and challenges during the 2016 reporting year.
Arkansas. Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, August, 2017
Other
This report summarizes Arkansas' Preschool Development Grant activities and progress in meeting performance and budget goals during the 2016 reporting year.
Arkansas. Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, August, 2017
Executive Summary
This summary is designed to provide an overview of Arkansas' Preschool Development Grant activities, accomplishments, and challenges during the 2016 reporting year.