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  • Webinar - Growing Up in America: Discrimination on Young Children from Immigrant Families

    September 3, 2015 / News

    The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) will hold a webinar on the extent and impacts of discrimination on young children from immigrant families growing up in America. The webinar features the work of three FCD Young Scholars, Christia Spears Brown, Jennifer Keys Adair, and Cecilia Ayón.   Read more...

     
  • Transforming the Early Childhood Workforce

    April 30, 2015 / News

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and The National Research Council (NRC) have released the report, Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation.    Read more...

     
  • Apply Now! FCD Young Scholars Program 2016

    March 3, 2015 / News

    Please note that this cycle of the YSP is closed as of Wednesday, May 13, 2015.The FCD Young Scholars Program (YSP) supports policy and practice-relevant research that is focused on the early learning and development needs of the nation's children who are growing up under conditions of economic insecurity and social exclusion.    Read more...

     
  • Competencies for Effective Principal Practice

    January 8, 2015 / News

    A report from the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), Leading Pre-K-3 Learning Communities: Competencies for Effective Principal Practice, provides a framework to help principals create and support connections between the worlds of birth to five and K-12 and to help them implement developmentally-appropriate teaching and learning practices to ensure successful PreK-3rd con   Read more...

     
  • New Research from FCD Young Scholars

    September 4, 2014 / News

    Anna Gassman-Pines and Rachel Kimbro are making news with their FCD-supported Young Scholars Program research.   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...

     
  • 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...

     
  • 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...

     
  • 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...

     
  • 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...

     
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