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EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT

The Ready to Learn Program: A Q-and-A with Shelley Pasnik

Examining a federal program for research-based media that promote early learning, particularly for children in low-income families.

EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
The Ready to Learn Program: A Q-and-A with Shelley Pasnik

Examining a federal program for research-based media that promote early learning, particularly for children in low-income families.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT
The History and Purpose of the Federal "Ready to Learn" Program

Ready to Learn is a grant program administered by the U.S. Department of Education.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Proceed Carefully with Pell-Funded Dual Enrollment Programs

Lawmakers support allowing high school students to enroll in college coursework using Pell grants. But these programs aren't without risks.


HIGHER EDUCATION
New Data Reveals, For First Time, Each Colleges' Share of Rich Kids

Trail-blazing study provides clearest picture we’ve ever had of the socioeconomic breakdown of individual colleges' student bodies.


DUAL LANGUAGE LEARNERS
Contours of the Field: Dual Language Learners and Early Language Development

How do dual language learners acquire English? How do their native languages support that project?


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION and PREK-12 EDUCATION
New Report from SRCD on What PreK-3rd Means for Instruction

The DREME Network explains the benefits of continuity of instruction and classroom management and offer ideas for how to achieve it.


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
What "Transforming the Workforce" Says About the Importance of Continuity

A seamless educational experience through third grade can help sustain the gains students make in pre-K and the early elementary grades


CENTER ON EDUCATION AND SKILLS
Teach Cybersecurity with Apprenticeship Instead

Cybersecurity apprenticeships can fix the industry's desperate labor shortages and make the case for expanding apprenticeship elsewhere.


HIGHER EDUCATION
New Transparency Cracks Open ‘Black Box’ of Accreditation

Starting this week, the public can see information about institutions from accrediting agencies using common definitions of the actions.


HIGHER EDUCATION
From the Archives: Predatory Lending at Sallie Mae

Here's some helpful background for state attorneys general suing Sallie Mae for predatory lending


EARLY & ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
If We Care About Early Learning, We Cannot Ignore Teacher Well-Being

This is more than a summer job or minimum wage job, and it is time for policymakers to treat it as such.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Out Today: The Affordability Conundrum

For such a common topic, defining affordability in higher education is surprisingly difficult.