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- Timely Resources on the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Early Care and Education
June 10, 2021
Foundation for Child Development Grants in Action The following resources are about the effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on early care and education (ECE) programs and young children and their families.
- Making the Hours Count: Exposing Disparities in Early Education by Retiring Half-Day vs. Full-Day Labels
September 9, 2014
Making the Hours Count: Exposing Disparities in Early Education by Retiring Half-Day vs. Full-Day Labels highlights the differences in how time is measured and the lack of data available to accurately determine the length of the school day across states and districts.
- Subprime Learning: Early Education in America Since the Great Recession
July 17, 2014
- Making the Connections: Building an Early Learning System Beyond the Schoolhouse Walls
November 17, 2011
This Brief from the Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) discusses the importance of making a connection between PreK and the early grades and between school district and community programs to provide young students with the foundation they need to be sucessful in school and in life.
- Case Study: Working Together to Build a Birth-to-College Approach to Public Education
December 15, 2010
The University of Chicago Urban Education Institute (UEI) and the Ounce of Prevention Fund (the Ounce) embarked on an effort to form a partnership whose vision is to “… build a model of public education for children and their families that begins at birth and creates success in school, college, and life.” The goal is to collaboratively and continuously align and create instructional practices, and academic and social supports, to demonstrate a new model of public education that seamlessly and successfully prepares children for college, beginning at birth.
- Lessons in Early Learning: Building an Integrated PreK-12 System in Montgomery County Public Schools
August 30, 2010
This report by Geoff Marietta provides an overview of how Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in Maryland developed a successful PreK-12th Grade public education system by using local and federal dollars to craft, implement and improve a system-wide education reform strategy built on a foundation of providing high-quality PreK education.
- PK-3: An Aligned and Coordinated Approach to Education for Children 3 to 8 Years Old
June 17, 2010
This Social Policy Report summarizes the research basis for the PreK-3rd approach.
- Early Education for All: A Strategic Political Campaign for High-Quality Early Education in Massachusetts
June 14, 2010
Learn how to build a successful political movement around universal Pre-K. Individual sections cover strategic planning, developing messages, involving both likely and unlikely allies, resolving conflicts within the coalition, grassroots organizing, and working with state legislators.