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Transitions and Alignment From Preschool to Kindergarten

This special report – focused on early learning and kindergarten – examines effective transition programs and practices, and the importance of alignment across basic pedagogical components.


  September 5, 2018

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3)

  CA, MA, WV


K-3 Policymakers’ Guide to Action: Making the early years count

This special report draws upon the expertise of 12 early learning experts convened by Education Commission of the States and captures policy ideas and insights on issues affecting the quality…


  November 22, 2016

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3), K-12

  IL, SC

  Accountability, Assessment, Attendance, Finance, Governance, Standards & Curriculum, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders, Transitions

State and Federal Policy: Military youth

This policy analysis provides descriptive information about military youth populations, explores their educational challenges, reviews currently enacted state and federal policies designed to address their needs, and provides policy considerations for state…


  October 31, 2016

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12

  AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, NC, NE, NH, TX, VA

  Accountability, Attendance, Governance, Students & Families, Transitions

2016 State of the State Addresses: Governors’ top education issues

This education trends report highlights the education-related portions of State of the State addresses given by 41 governors to date. School finance, teaching quality and postsecondary affordability emerged as key…


  March 1, 2016

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3), High School, K-12, Postsecondary

  AL, AR, CO, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, MA, MO, MS, NJ, NM, NY, OK, RI, SC, SD, TN, VT, WA, WI, WV

  Finance, School Choice, Students & Families, Teachers & Leaders, Transitions