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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

Conference Highlights Importance of Principals as Early Education Leaders

The NAESP conference emphasized the increasingly important role principals play in leading PreK-3rd grade learning communities.

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Conference Highlights Importance of Principals as Early Education Leaders

The NAESP conference emphasized the increasingly important role principals play in leading PreK-3rd grade learning communities.


Tackling Child Poverty in the U.S: Lessons from the U.K.

The United States has a lot to learn from Britain when it comes to addressing child poverty.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
The Young Dual Language Learner Video Series: A Peek into High-Quality Early Childhood Education for DLLs

A video series that hope to generate conversations about best practices regarding dual language learners.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
California's Clashing Ideologies Regarding Diversity and Its Effect on Education Policies

California must unify their education policies regarding DLLs - for the sake of the 1.5 millions DLLs who reside there.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
New Report: Extended School Day May Not Be Improving Early Reading in Florida

Implementation of Florida's extended school day initiative is called into question


PREK-12 EDUCATION
“Don’t Take Their Word For It”: Waiting for Evidence on the New SAT & ACT

A growing number of states have adopted the SAT or ACT for high school accountability without waiting for evidence on the new exams.


The Republican Platform on Higher Education Is a Mess

The Republican platform for student loans is a giveaway to banks. It's also a good way to waste a lot of taxpayer dollars.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Investing in Early Childhood in the Golden State

To improve outcomes for children in California, the Packard Foundation is investing in teachers and caregivers.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Treasury Department Struggles to Collect Defaulted Student Loans

Initial results from the government's attempt at collecting defaulted student loans shows advantage of contracting with private agencies.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Sometimes, Policy Isn't Enough

New America's recent report explores how compliance-based policy implementation affects teachers' professional development.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
Teacher Leaders: A Key Link Beween Teacher Evaluation and Professional Development

Teacher leadership models are helping states and districts link teacher evaluation systems with professional learning opportunities.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
New Report Finds Room for Improvement in Pre-K Teacher Prep

A new report finds that many pre-K teachers earning a bachelor’s degree arrive in the classroom poorly equipped to educate young children.