Aaron Loewenberg

Program Associate, Education Policy Program

Aaron Loewenberg is a program associate with the Education Policy program at New America. He is a member of the early & elementary education team, where he provides research and analysis on policies that impact children from birth through third grade. Before joining New America, he taught pre-K and kindergarten for four years in Washington, D.C.

Loewenberg holds a bachelor’s degree in government and a master’s degree in educational policy and leadership, both from American University.

All Work

EDUCATION POLICY
Federal Agencies Cooperating More on Early Learning, GAO Report Finds

Aaron Loewenberg was quoted in Education Week about a recent Government Accountability Office report.


EDUCATION POLICY
New GAO Report Examines Federal Role in Early Care and Education

Report highlights improved coordination between HHS and the Department of Education


EDUCATION POLICY
To Help Low-Income Children Succeed, Focus on the Transition to Kindergarten

Aaron Loewenberg wrote for the Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity about his report, Connecting the Steps.


EDUCATION POLICY
Shift From Pre-K to Kindergarten “Fraught With Stress and Uncertainty”; Report Points to 4 Model States Easing the Transition

Aaron Loewenberg's paper Connecting the Steps: State Strategies to Ease the Transition from Pre-K to Kindergarten was featured in the 74.


EDUCATION POLICY
Connecting the Steps

Four key states are working to address the difficulties that often arise in the transition to kindergarten.


EDUCATION POLICY
Out Today: Connecting the Steps

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


EDUCATION POLICY
California Leads Gold Rush of State Pre-K Funding

Aaron Loewenberg was mentioned in U.S. News & World Report about California's growing state-funded pre-kindergarten programs.


EDUCATION POLICY
Arizona and New Hampshire Expand Full-Day Kindergarten

Both states have taken positive steps to increase the availability of full-day kindergarten


EDUCATION POLICY
California Pre-K: A Leader On Access and Funding, Working to Improve Quality

California is doing better than the national average in pre-K funding and access


EDUCATION POLICY
Trump's Budget Proposes Cuts for Early and Elementary Education

Preschool Development Grants and child care assistance for low-income students are eliminated


EDUCATION POLICY
Surprising Results in Study of Child Care Hiring Practices

Applicants with higher levels of education and experience less likely to earn an interview


EDUCATION POLICY
Some Early Learning Programs See Funding Increases in 2017 Budget Bill

Head Start and CCDBG fared well, but uncertainty about the 2018 budget remains