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Today New America’s Education Policy Program released “From Crawling to Walking: Ranking States on Birth- 3rd Grade Policies that Support Strong Readers,” a report that ranks states on a broad set of policy indicators that can help ensure children are on...
Under the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, local Head Start and Early Head Start grantees are formally required to develop school readiness goals and evaluate children's progress toward these goals. Read this This Office of Planning...
In response to a lack of available, validated instruments designed specifically to measure the quality of classroom support provided for children with disabilities in inclusive settings, the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP), a structured observation...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2012
This brief identifies five strategies for incorporating child assessments into the design, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives designed to raise the quality of care in early care and education settings such as quality rating and improvement...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2019
Many low-income families qualify for child care assistance through the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). However, because of insufficient funding, few of these families receive the help they need. Read this report from the Center...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2019
Many low-income families qualify for child care assistance through the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG). However, because of insufficient funding, few of these families receive the help they need. Read this report from the Center...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2015
Advocates have made progress in getting the message to policymakers about the first three years of life and gaps that can begin in infancy—only to be met by shrugs of doubt that anyone knows “what to do about babies.” We know that an array of proven...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2013
For the first time in a generation, national legislation on publicly-funded preschool education is the focus of prominent debate. The research brief “Investing in Our Future: The Evidence Base on Preschool Education,” reviews rigorous evidence on why...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2019
This detailed analysis from Bellweather Education Partners explores five high-performing Head Start programs from across the country. This work strives to understand the practices that led ...
Topic: Evaluation & Research   Year: 2018
Social-emotional learning promotes successful regulation of social and emotional skills. Read this report from the National Center for Children in Poverty that highlights efforts of leaders in Virginia to understand the experiences of teachers...