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  • 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...

     
  • Top PreK-3rd Resources of 2013

    January 8, 2014 / Learning Curve

    As we begin the New Year, we thought we would take a look back and revisit the most downloaded and requested PreK-3rd resources from 2013! Dual-Language Learners   Read more...

     
  • 2013 Child Well-Being Index (CWI): Measuring 37 Year Trends (1975-2012)

    December 12, 2013 / News

    By looking at the CWI trends from 1975 to the present – a total of 37 years – we see that there are some areas of improvement, but there are also areas of significant decline in children’s well-being.    Read more...

     
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