What's New

  • Exploring Instability and Children's Well-Being

    July 25, 2014 / Learning Curve

    new report from the Urban Institute presents the insights gleaned from a November 2013 convening of policymakers, practitioners, and researchers about the implications of stability and instability for children's development, as well as what we know, what we need to learn, and what we need to do across research, policy   Read more...

     
  • Accelerating Progress in Early Learning

    July 18, 2014 / Learning Curve

    New Report Urges Changes to Early Ed: A new report from New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative urges policymakers to put more focus on teaching and learning in the early years and up through Third Grade.   Read more...

     
  • Beyond Subprime Learning: Accelerating Progress in Early Education

    July 17, 2014 / Learning Curve

    A new report from New America Foundation’s Early Education Initiative urges policymakers to put more focus on teaching and learning in the early years and up through Third Grade.   Read more...

     
  • Mother’s Education and Children’s Outcomes: How Dual-Generation Programs Offer Increased Opportunities for America’s Children

    July 9, 2014 / News

    The second in a series of FCD Disparities Among America’s Children reports. The report offers the first-ever analysis of economic, education, and health indicators for children whose mothers have not graduated from high school, compared to children whose mothers have higher levels of education.   Read more...

     
  • SIGN UP: Forum on Two-Generation Approach to Poverty

    June 27, 2014 / Learning Curve

    On July 9, join CLASP, Foundation for Child Development (FCD), Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent C.   Read more...

     
  • Dual-Generation Strategies Benefit Children & Parents

    May 12, 2014 / News

    Dual-Generation programs - which combine high-quality early education of children and workforce development and skills training to their parents - are finding a place in the education debate.    Read more...

     
  • Research Initiative on Young Children in Refugee Families

    May 6, 2014 / Learning Curve

    The Migration Policy Institute's (MPI) National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy is launching an interdisciplinary research initiative to examine the circumstances and well-being of young children in refugee families.Goal: To encourage and support research on young children (birth to age 10) who are themselves refugees or who are the U.S.-born children of resettled refugee parents (i.e., the second generation).   Read more...

     
  • Creating Structures and Systems That Will Invest Better in Our Children

    May 1, 2014 / Learning Curve

    In his latest book, Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue our Future, economist C. Eugene Steuerle looks at the root causes of America's current economic and political crises and offers constructive solutions that invest in growth and opportunity for future generations.    Read more...

     
  • Undocumented Parents and Children's Outcomes

    April 24, 2014 / Learning Curve

    The Role of Public Policies and Community-Based Organizations in the Developmental Consequences of Parent Undocumented Status: A recent Social Policy Report from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) examines the current evidence on whether and how parent undocumented status affects   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...

     
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