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

The vision for comprehensive P-3 approaches is to improve the quality and coherence of children’s learning opportunities, from the experiences children have before they enter the K-12 system and extending through elementary school. Ultimately, comprehensive PreK-3rd grade approaches hold the potential to improve child outcomes and to prevent or close achievement gaps.  Download


Evaluating PreK-3rd Grade Reforms

This paper is intended to help stakeholders in early learning and elementary education think about how to use evaluation at different stages in the development of a P-3 effort.  This brief spells out when and how to use evaluation, what kind of evaluation to use in order to maximize its utility, and the type and level of evidence required from evaluation.  Download