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Document Number: 9844

QRIS and P-3: Creating Synergy Across Systems to Close Achievement Gaps and Improve Opportunities for Young Children - This report asserts that states can provide more aligned birth-to-eight services that support children’s early learning and development when QRIS and P-3 reform efforts are combined. Specific recommendations include: ensuring that the provision of quality services and alignment occur in all early childhood settings, inclusive of child care and beyond public school pre-k programs; taking a comprehensive approach to children’s developmental needs; employing assessment strategies that examine children’s developmental progress and evaluate teacher’s effectiveness and; developing “professional learning communities” that will allow early childhood and K-12 teachers to learn from another. (Kristie Kauerz and Abby Thorman, BUILD, March 2011)...


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