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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

How to Show Appreciation This Principals Month? Empower Them to Lead Our Youngest Learners

October is National Principals Month and it’s an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work of these too often overlooked professionals.

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
How to Show Appreciation This Principals Month? Empower Them to Lead Our Youngest Learners

October is National Principals Month and it’s an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work of these too often overlooked professionals.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Rethinking the Word Gap

A new study finds word gap acceptance among teachers has consequences for low-income Latinx students.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
‘We Knew We Had to Grow Our Own’

The Fresno Teacher Residency Program is a joint effort between Fresno Unified School District and Fresno State University.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, PREK-12 EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
A Survey of Programs Using Digital-Age Approaches to Family Engagement & Early Learning

We invite family engagement and early learning program leaders to fill out our survey. Results will be published publicly next Spring.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Public Libraries: Untapped Resource for Schools?

Unpacking a new study of public libraries, including how they work with families and help develop digital literacy skills


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
When Playing is Learning: What Pre-K Looks Like at KIPP

A recent study found promising results for KIPP pre-K students. We visited KIPP DC to see for ourselves.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Transforming the Early Childhood Workforce Will Take a Village

Policy and advocacy organizations have made a public commitment to work collaboratively to improve the early care and education workforce.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Using Data-Driven Indicators to Improve Outcomes for Young Learners

CCSSOs and CEELO’s B-3 Indicator Toolkit offers valuable resources to those looking to make a significant impact on early learning outcomes.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Bringing Drama (and Literacy) to Early STEM—and Vice Versa

The moments of intense drama that children experience when they test out a new design are the engines that drive STEM practices.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Home Visit Programs Are Proven to be Effective

MIECHV funding is set to expire if Congress doesn’t act by the end December.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Ambitious Bill Aims to Solve Child Care Crisis

Under this bill, no family earning less than 150% of the state median income would pay more than 7% of their income on child care.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
New Unofficial Guide to the Why and How of State Early Childhood Data Systems

State early childhood data systems may seem unexciting—but they are critical to improving program access and quality.