Aaron Loewenberg

Policy Analyst, Education Policy Program

Aaron Loewenberg is a policy analyst 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
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


EDUCATION POLICY
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


EDUCATION POLICY
New DC Regulations Bring Changes to Child Care

The most controversial change concerns degree requirements for child care teachers


EDUCATION POLICY
Pre-K in DC: Leading in Access and Working to Improve Instructional Quality

A recent report emphasizes the positives of high access and funding, while acknowledging that work remains to be done to improve instruction


EDUCATION POLICY
Panel Discussion Focuses on Reinventing the Primary School

Portland event focused on engaging with students and families long before children first enter kindergarten


EDUCATION POLICY
Tax Reforms Proposed to Increase Access to Early Education

Tax changes could increase access to early education, but more reforms are necessary to address issues of quality


EDUCATION POLICY
Texas Study Finds Quality Pre-K Linked with 3rd Grade Performance

A December report on Texas pre-K found that offering full-day programs were associated with children’s third grade success in reading


EDUCATION POLICY and FAMILY-CENTERED SOCIAL POLICY
DeVos and Price Hearings Leave Us With More Questions on Early Ed

EDUCATION POLICY
Reports Offers Promising Examples of PreK-3rd Alignment Work

Pre-K should be followed by kindergarten through third grade classrooms that are well-aligned


EDUCATION POLICY
Early Education Priorities for 2017

New America’s Education Policy program has released an agenda with 10 important actions to help reform the country’s education system