- 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.
- Leveling the Playing Field: Supporting Immigrant Children from Birth to Eight
June 9, 2010
Many young children in immigrant families do not have good access to health and education services.
- Fatalities and the Organization of Child Care in the United States, 1985-2003
June 9, 2010
Using a comprehensive database of child care fatalities they created, Julia Wrigley and Joanna Dreby of the City University of New York Graduate Center found that child care fatalities are rarer than child fatalities outside of paid care.
- Pre-Kindergarten to Third Grade (PK-3) School-Based Resources and Third Grade Outcomes
June 7, 2010
Using data from the 2005 Early Childhood Longitudinal Study Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K), this research brief from Child Trends, identifies three elements of elementary school environments - strong principal leadership, high academic standards, and frequent teacher meetings to plan instruction - associated with higher third grade math and reading scores.
- Building the Foundation for Bright Futures
June 1, 2010
The first years of life are a critical time for development of the foundational skills and competencies that children will need for success in school and in life.
- Mind the Gaps: Creating a Strong Continuum from Early Education Through K-12
May 27, 2010
From the Council on Foundations’ RE:Philanthropy blog.