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  • Apply Now! FCD Young Scholars Program 2014

    April 9, 2014 / News

    The online system to submit your Letter of Intent (LOI) is now available. Please visit the How To Apply Page of the FCD Website for more information. LOIs will be accepted through early May 2014.    Read more...

     
  • Early Education Technology: Policies and Practice

    April 3, 2014 / Learning Curve

    Digital Age Architecture for 21st Century Policymaking: The New America Foundation has released Envisioning a Digital Age Architecture for Early Education. This new policy brief provides a framework for how to think about technology in early education policy, across the birth through-3rd Grade continuum, and especially in PreK-3rd.   Read more...

     
  • Global Challenges, New Perspectives

    April 3, 2014 / News

    APPAM Announces a Call for Proposals for the 2014 Fall Research Conference The APPAM Fall Research Conference is a multi-disciplinary annual research conference that attracts the highest quality research on a wide variety of important current and emerging policy and management issues. The conference is comprised of panels, roundtables, workshops, symposia and poster presentations and is designed to encourage substantive interaction among participants.   Read more...

     
  • Major PreK-3rd Performance Gains in Seattle

    February 27, 2014 / Learning Curve

    Evidence of Learning Gains at Seattle's South Shore School: A recent evaluation of students who enrolled in PreK at The South Shore School, a PreK-8th Grade School in southeast Seattle, significantly outperformed demographically similar students attending other Seattle Publi   Read more...

     
  • High-Quality Kindergarten - What it should Look Like

    February 13, 2014 / News

    As New Jersey prepares for its First Statewide PreK-3rd Summit at the end of this month, Full-Day Kindergarten remains an issue that legislators must address as they look to advance and strengthen NJ's existing PreK-3rd framework.High-Quality Kindergarten Today, a 3-part series that highlights best practices in Kindergarten based on the comprehensive NJ Kindergarten Implementation Guidelines, offers teachers and administrators a "first-hand" account of what a quality Kindergarten should look like.   Read more...

     
  • Multilingual Children: Practices and Policy Implications

    February 12, 2014 / Learning Curve

    Debunking Myths, Promoting Positive Developments: Multilingual Children: Beyond Myths and Toward Best Practices, a Social Policy Report from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), examines how to best support the development and learning of children who are multilingual, and offers recommendations for policy and practice.   Read more...

     
  • High-Quality Kindergarten - What it Should Look Like

    February 6, 2014 / Learning Curve

    As New Jersey prepares for its First Statewide PreK-3rd Summit at the end of this month, Full-Day Kindergarten remains an issue that legislators must address as they look to advance and strengthen NJ's existing PreK-3rd framework.   Read more...

     
  • Articulation of Our Theme: Leveraging Diversity & Addressing Disparities

    February 3, 2014 / News

    During the past 12 months, the Board of FCD reviewed its grantmaking programs since 2003 and realized that there have been synergies across various initiatives and grants that should be further strengthened and intentionally integrated into all of its existing and new programs.  These discussions led to the articulation of this theme as follows below.   Read more...

     
  • Federal Grant Programs Triggering Changes in Early Childhood Education Systems

    January 23, 2014 / News

    Introducing a new series from the New America Foundation Early Ed blog by Paul Nyhan, a journalist, early education expert, and writer for Thrive by Five Washington.   Read more...

     
  • Federal Grant Programs Triggering Changes in Early Childhood Education Systems

    January 23, 2014 / Learning Curve

    Introducing a new series from the New America Foundation Early Ed blog by Paul Nyhan, a journalist, early education expert, and writer for Thrive by Five Washington.   Read more...

     
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