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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Using ESSA to Build a Birth-to-Third Grade Early Education Continuum

explains how ESSA establishes new opportunities for building and supporting birth-to-third-grade systems at both state and local levels.

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Using ESSA to Build a Birth-to-Third Grade Early Education Continuum

explains how ESSA establishes new opportunities for building and supporting birth-to-third-grade systems at both state and local levels.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
How School Vouchers Affect English Learners

Officials at the Department of Education have expressed interest in expanding voucher programs. What would this mean for English learners?


LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Up for Discussion at the United Nations: The Skills Youth Need

Developing youth skills through an ecosystem of open pedagogy, open data, and open research.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Event Recap: The Power of Leaders in Early Learning

Highlights from our discussion on the important role leaders play in fostering high-quality pre-K


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Making ESSA Work in Early Childhood Classrooms for Dual Language Learners

States can use ESSA to enhance classroom instruction for DLLs


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
The Role of Science in Boosting Outcomes for English Learners

Aligning literacy standards with science instruction promotes language learning for ELs, as some districts in California have found.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Early Childhood Trauma Requires a Team Effort

Early childhood trauma is complex and unique – what can ECE programs do to help?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Early Childhood Special Education and ESSA: A Great Opportunity for All

States and districts should prioritize the inclusion of children with disabilities in efforts to improve early learning programs


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
In California, Serving Bilingual Prekindergarteners Well Is Crucial to the State’s Future

Nearly sixty percent of California children under age five are dual language learners


PREK-12 EDUCATION
To Improve Professional Learning for Teachers, We Can’t Forget Principals

Education system leaders can make teacher professional learning more relevant and effective by supporting principals as well.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Out Today: Connecting the Steps

State Strategies to Ease the Transition from Pre-K to Kindergarten


HIGHER EDUCATION
The Ins and Outs of the Borrower Defense Rule