On the Cusp in California: How PreK-3rd Strategies Could Improve Education in the Golden State

Author: Linda Jacobson (New America Foundation) / October 1, 2009

A new report from the New America Foundation shows how key state officials, early childhood advocates, and school reformers have taken important first steps towards a seamless PreK-3rd early education system in California. A new report from the New America Foundation shows how key state officials, early childhood advocates, and school reformers have taken important first steps towards a seamless PreK-3rd early education system in California. Written by education reporter Linda Jacobsen, "On the Cusp in California: How PreK-3rd Strategies Could Improve Education in the Golden State" seeks to help policymakers and advocates focus on connecting high-quality PreK and full-day Kindergarten with a high-quality, aligned early elementary learning experience through Third Grade. Jacobsen also recommends 13 steps that California policymakers should take to improve access to and move toward a more seamless PreK-3rd effort.