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3 States Share Efforts to Improve Kindergarten Transitions

Attendance declines and interruptions to instruction and care have led to a rise in behavioral issues and growing gaps in literacy and math for young children. Given these challenges, the transition into kindergarten has come into focus as…


  March 28, 2022

  Blog Post

  Early Education (P-3)

  ME, MS, UT, WV

  Students & Families, Transitions

State Information Request: An Overview of State Pre-K Programs

A state education leader asked for information on states’ pre-K programs. Our response offers an overview of state approaches to pre-K assessment, best practices for special populations, county and local…


  January 21, 2022

  State Information Request

  Early Education (P-3)

  AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, IL, KS, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NV, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, UT, VA, WY


State Policies to Enhance Transitions Into Kindergarten

This Policy Guide provides an overview of state strategies for streamlining and making successful the transition from pre-K into kindergarten. It draws on examples from nine states and identifies three…


  October 20, 2020

  Policy Report

  Early Education (P-3)

  AL, CO, CT, FL, IL, MI, NC, OR, RI