Anna Sillers

Early and Elementary Education Intern

Anna Sillers is an intern with New America's Early and Elementary Education department. She is currently pursuing her master's in public policy from Georgetown's McCourt School of Public Policy with a focus on social and family policies. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College in 2012 with a degree in economics.

All Work

EDUCATION POLICY
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.


EDUCATION POLICY
Don’t Use Kindergarten Readiness Assessments for Accountability

While KRAs have several benefits for teaching and learning, the results can also be used inappropriately.


EDUCATION POLICY
How Three States Are Focusing on Early Childhood Educators

In 2016, more than 120 bills related to early childhood were passed in 38 states. Three states in particular passed noteworthy legislation.


EDUCATION POLICY
Uneven Progress for Early Care and Education in 2016

While some states have improved access and quality to child care, others have moved backwards.


EDUCATION POLICY
How States Stack Up in Pre-K Funding, Quality

Overall funding for public pre-K increased in 2015-2016 school year but access remains unequal


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