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DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS

New Research: Language, Mindsets, and Education Policy

New research suggests that English-only policies reach beyond classrooms and into broader views of language, education, & politics.

DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
New Research: Language, Mindsets, and Education Policy

New research suggests that English-only policies reach beyond classrooms and into broader views of language, education, & politics.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Home-Based Care Providers Are Teachers Too

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Good for Business: How Some States are Building Pre-K Funds

Business leaders are taking an active role in supporting pre-K expansion through financial investments and strategic partnerships


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
The Future at Risk: How the Child Care Non-System Hurts Children

Enormous variation in quality is the norm, but states and communities have promising practices that actively promote quality.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Philadelphia Seeks to Improve Services for ELs

The Philadelphia Education Research Consortium released a series of briefs that highlight best practices and struggles in the district.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Mike Pence's Mixed Record on Early Education

Pence successfully pushed for the state's first pre-K program, but later turned down millions of dollars in federal aid


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Honey, I shrunk the budget!: How the Child Care Non-System Hurts Families

Infant care costs exceed the cost of in-state tuition at public colleges in 33 states and DC. These costs have implications for families.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Department of Education Says Industry Lobbyists Are Future of Higher Education Accountability

The Department of Education wants the chief higher education lobby to hold schools accountable for whether they receive federal dollars.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS, EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Putting Families First: Digital Strategies for Early Literacy, Part Two

On Day Two of the convening, leaders discussed how family voice and better consideration of DLLs can help strategies be more effective.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
Putting Families First: Digital Strategies for Early Literacy, Part One

On August 2nd and 3rd, leaders from across the country gathered to discuss meaningful family engagement and tech for early literacy.


Why Clinton's Choice of Kaine is a Good Sign for Early Education Advocates

Kaine has a solid track record of advocating for increased access to pre-K


Creating the Perfect Setting: Prescribed Environments to Maximize DLLs' Inclusion and Learning

Deciding on a classroom language model can be the first step towards creating a stable and consistent environment for young DLLs.


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