Outcomes in the News!

June 2012

  • A new report from the Center for American Progress list 10 federal reforms recommended by a panel of experts to significantly advance the early childhood education system, improve child outcomes, and ensure system accountability and also provide for operational consistency and greater efficiency. Included among the recommendations are:
    • Partner with states to align early learning standards that define expectations for all early learning programs
    • Invest with states to build assessments and assessment systems that demonstrate standards are being met
    • Improve early childhood data and harmonize reporting requirements to help increase knowledge of inputs and outcomes

    Early Ed Watch also summarized and commented on the report.

May 2012