New! Head Start Programs and Local Education Agencies Partner to Support Smooth and Effective Transitions for DC’s Youngest Learners

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Author(s): Margareth Legaspi and Jonathan Elkin
Date: June 2019

Improving coordination between early childhood programs and elementary schools can help young learners transition to the new setting and improve outcomes in K-12 and beyond. The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) requires local education agencies (LEAs) receiving Title I funding to sign a written agreement coordinating with Head Start programs, and other early childhood programs if feasible, on students’ transition to the LEA in pre-K or kindergarten.

New! Head Start Programs and Local Education Agencies Partner to Support Smooth and Effective Transitions for DC’s Youngest Learners

Content Area(s):
Publication Type(s):
Author(s): Margareth Legaspi and Jonathan Elkin
Date: June 2019

Improving coordination between early childhood programs and elementary schools can help young learners transition to the new setting and improve outcomes in K-12 and beyond. The Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA) requires local education agencies (LEAs) receiving Title I funding to sign a written agreement coordinating with Head Start programs, and other early childhood programs if feasible, on students’ transition to the LEA in pre-K or kindergarten.

New! Connecticut’s Approach to Early Childhood ESSA Supports

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Author(s): Andrea Brinnel and Lisa Lamenzo
Date: June 2019

The state’s ESSA plan focuses on strengthening the pre-K to grade 12 continuum to give children a stronger foundation for lifelong success Research shows that achievement gaps begin early in life and, without intervention, may widen over time. Focusing educational opportunities and resources on young children and their families is a key strategy to reducing […] Read more

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