- A Tale of Two Budgets
- Continuing Resolution Signed: Some Good News for Child Care and Head Start
- New Resources
- Building Blocks: An Examination of the Collaborative Approach Community Schools Are Using to Bolster Early Childhood Development, which discusses the relationship between community schools and early childhood programs in Cincinnati, OH; Evansville, IN; Multnomah County, OR; and Tulsa, OK in an early learning system for children ages 0-8. Click here to view this brief.
- Improving the Quality and Continuity of Practices across Early Childhood Education and Elementary Community Schools Settings, which describes findings from low-income communities with strong community school initiatives that are working to improve linkages across early childhood programs and elementary schools. The Gardner Center concludes that the Linkages Project “catalyzed concrete changes in practice” that led to improved capacity for school readiness, more effective transitions for children, and expanded communication across traditional boundaries to support young children’s learning. Click here to view this brief.
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