Wednesday, August 19, 2009

PreK-3rd Reforms, Fighting "Fade-Out"

A new video by the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative makes the case for comprehensive PreK-3rd reforms.
Many teachers have seen the promise of programs like pre-kindergarten and Head Start "fade-out" by the time children finish 3rd grade because their elementary schools are not prepared to nurture and sustain this early growth. ... "Fighting Fade-Out Through PreK-3rd Reform" [presents research and programs that] begin with high-quality early childhood education programs and build on the benefits of those programs through the elementary school years and beyond.
Policies to improve early academic success.

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