P-3 alignment work can sometimes feel like administrative tasks, far removed from the lived experiences of children. Taking the perspective of each and every child is important. Is there consistent access, year after year, to high-quality programs? Is there attention to intentional, relationship-based transitions between age/grade levels? Are collaborative relationships being forged between partners who actually share responsibility for the same children?
P-3 Framework Goal: Every child, especially those most at risk for school failure, has access to a continuity of services and a clear pathway of high-quality education from pre-school through 3rd grade.
The following resources highlight and support the importance of continuity and pathways in comprehensive P-3 approaches: