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  • 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...

     
  • 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...

     
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