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February 18, 2014

States Fall Short on Linking Data for Youngest Children, Study Says

Only Pennsylvania currently links its K-12 data system with data from all of five key early-childhood programs, a report from the Early Childhood Data Collaborative states.

September 21, 2012

Report: School Districts Lack Critical Data on Early Education

Researchers say that lack of information can lead to poor choices for funding and meeting students' needs

August 23, 2011

ED Releases Early Learning Challenge Guidelines

States have until Oct. 19 to apply for a share of the $500 million in the latest round of Race to the Top, targed at early learning.

March 11, 2011

Data Quality Campaign Maps Gaps in Early Childhood

Data gaps are leaving policymakers unable to answer basic questions like how many children in a state receive some form of early education or how qualified are the staff working in early childhood programs.

January 17, 2011

California Prepares to Pilot Early-Ed Quality Rating System

The state advisory committee in charge of developing a Quality Rating and Improvement System for early-learning and care programs released a report outlining what an upcoming pilot would look like.

October 08, 2010

Mounting Support for Proposed Head Start Regs

Some thing the tough, new proposed regulations on Head Start will spur more centers to use data to guide instruction.

October 04, 2010

Early Ed: Weak Link in State Data Chain

Despite millions of federal dollars pushing states to create data systems that would track children from preschool through high school and college, states are still struggling to include their youngest students, says a report released Friday by the New America Foundation. Over the last five years, ...



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