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Bornfreund Laura, Loewenberg Aaron, November, 2018
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In this report, we explain the work that has taken place over the last decade in Boston to not only improve K1, but to build on the successes of K1 through reform of classroom environments, instructional practices, and curricula in K1, kindergarten…
McClure Elisabeth R., Guernsey Lisa, Clements Douglas H., Bales Susan N., Nichols Jennifer, Kendall-Taylor Nat, Levine Michael H., Winter 2017
Reports & Papers
The barriers to STEM learning for young children are more complex, subtle, and pervasive than decision-makers currently realize. For example, in December 2013, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Smithsonian Institution, and Education…
McClure Elisabeth R., Guernsey Lisa, Clements Douglas H., Bales Susan N., Nichols Jennifer, Kendall-Taylor Nat, Levine Michael H., Winter 2017
Executive Summary
The barriers to STEM learning for young children are more complex, subtle, and pervasive than decision-makers currently realize. For example, in December 2013, the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Smithsonian Institution, and Education…
Garcia Amaya, Carnock Janie Tankard, October, 2016
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Our paper examines how Harrisonburg's public schools have adapted to these changes and the myriad instructional programs, familial supports, and services they have implemented to better serve DLLs and their families. We visited four elementary…
Lieberman Abbie, Bornfreund Laura, September, 2015
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This paper explores how Minnesota's pre-K through third grade education policies are helping or hindering the ability of school districts, schools, and teachers to ensure that all children are on track to read on grade level by the end of third…
Nyhan Paul, June, 2015
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In 2008 the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) confronted a problem that has been growing for decades. It boasted the highest academic performance of any large urban district in California, yet its achievement gap was widening, as too…
Nyhan Paul, June, 2015
Executive Summary
In 2008 the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) confronted a problem that has been growing for decades. It boasted the highest academic performance of any large urban district in California, yet its achievement gap was widening, as too…
Guernsey Lisa, March, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
The young children of today will soon grow into the middle-schoolers of the next decade, the high school graduates of the late 2020s, and the citizens and workforce of the future. By paying attention to the way today's young children use…
Guernsey Lisa, Bornfreund Laura, McCann Clare, Williams Conor, January, 2014
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Five years ago, the United States was in the thick of the Great Recession, coping with a stock market crash and loss of jobs that would send aftershocks throughout early education. Yet early 2009 was also a time of great hope among advocates for…
Guernsey Lisa, Holt Alex, September, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of issues related to the absence of reliable, complete local data on prekindergarten and kindergarten funding and enrollment
Bornfreund Laura, Severns Maggie, October, 2010
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The authors outline the main challenges states face in integrating early childhood data into their K-12 statewide longitudinal data systems. Proposals from recent grant winners are analyzed and data collection strategies are presented.…
Mead Sara, December 2009
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An account of the process of implementation of New Jersey's full day prekindergarten through the Abbott v. Burke court decision and the expansion of school finance legislation
Jacobson Linda, October 2009
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An overview of California's early childhood care and education system and policies, with a discussion of efforts and recommendations to achieve prekindergarten through third grade education integration
Jacobson Linda, October, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of an overview of California's early childhood care and education system and policies, with a discussion of efforts and recommendations to achieve prekindergarten through third grade education integration
Kauerz Kristie, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion on the long-term academic benefits of a system unifying the learning experience beginning in preschool, prekindergarten or center based child care for preschool aged children through the third grade