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  • PreK-3rd Evaluation Findings from the McKnight Foundation

    October 25, 2013 / Learning Curve

    In 2012 the McKnight Foundation announced nearly $6 million in funding to the Twin Cities to increase literacy by Third Grade. McKnight contracted with SRI International and the Center for Applied Research and Education Improvement, University of Minnesota, to evaluate their PreK-3rd efforts in Saint Paul Public Schools, Brooklyn Center Independent School District, and Minneapolis Special School District.   Read more...

     
  • PreK Round-Up!

    October 16, 2013 / Learning Curve

    The Latest in PreK Research: For the first time in a generation, national legislation on publicly-funded PreKindergarten education is the focus of prominent debate. FCD recognizes that quality PreK programs are the first building block of a cradle-to-career public education system for the 21st century and must be sustained by high-quality K-12 education experiences.   Read more...

     
  • The Evidence Base on Preschool

    October 11, 2013 / News

    For the first time in a generation, national legislation on publicly-funded preschool education is the focus of prominent debate.   Read more...

     
  • Is the U.S. Bad for Children's Health?

    October 9, 2013 / Learning Curve

    Risk and Resilience Among Young Children of Immigrants: Is the United States Bad for Children's Health?   Read more...

     
  • In Case You Missed It...

    September 30, 2013 / Learning Curve

    It was a busy summer at FCD! We published an update to our most downloaded policy brief, released the first brief of our Disparities Among America's Children series, added Nevada to our PreK-3rd Map, updated our PreK-3rd resources, and shared a framework for evaluating PreK-3rd, among other activities. In case you missed them, here's a chance to catch up on FCD's latest:     Read more...

     
  • PreK-3rd Grade Work Elevated in RTT - ELC

    September 10, 2013 / Learning Curve

    The new round of the Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge includes a notable change: implementing PreK-3rd grade approaches to sustain gains made in preschool programs has bee   Read more...

     
  • Framework for Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating PreK-3rd Grade Approaches

    August 28, 2013 / Learning Curve

    The    Read more...

     
  • Nevada on the Map!

    August 20, 2013 / News

    FCD launched our PreK-3rd Map to recognize states "on the path" to creating a well-aligned, high-quality primary education system or P   Read more...

     
  • PreK-3rd: Challenging Common Myths About Dual Language Learners

    August 14, 2013 / Learning Curve

    Since 2008, when the first edition of Challenging Common Myths About Young English Language Learners was published, knowledge of how children acquire two languages during the PreKindergarten through Third Grade years and the positive consequences of growing up with more than one languagehas greatly advanced.   Read more...

     
  • Nevada on the Map

    August 7, 2013 / Learning Curve

    FCD launched our PreK-3rd Map to recognize states "on the path" to creating a well-aligned, high-quality primary education system or PreK-3rd.   Read more...

     
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