Resources from the Field

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April 2019 | NAEP Technology & Engineering Literacy (TEL) Report Card
National Assessment of Educational Progress

In 2018, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) administered a nationally representative assessment of technology and engineering literacy (TEL) at eighth grade.

April 2019 | Summer Nutrition and Enrichment Programs
Food Research and Action Center

During the summer, far too many children and adolescents experience food insecurity, weight gain, and learning loss, compromising their health and ability to thrive during summer break and beyond.

April 2019 | The State of Preschool 2018
National Institute for Early Education Research

The NIEER State of Preschool yearbook is the only national report on state-funded preschool programs.

March 2019 | Afterschool Programs: A Review of Evidence Under the Every Student Succeeds Act
The Wallace Foundation and Research for Action

This research review from 2000-2017 finds more than 60 afterschool programs that meet the most rigorous evidence standards of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.

March 2019 | Broken Mirrors: Black Student Representation at Public State Colleges and Universities
The Education Trust

In this report, The Education Trust examines Black representation among undergraduates and degree earners in 41 states to see which states have public colleges and universities (both two-year and four-year) that reflect the public they were designed to serve.

March 2019 | Governors’ Top Education Priorities in 2019 State of the State Addresses
Education Commission of the States

This special report is the result of tracking, analyzing and identifying trends in education policy proposals featured in governors’ State of the State addresses.

March 2019 | Integrating Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD): An Action Guide for School Leadership Teams
The Aspen Institute

This guide provides practical advice, curated resources, and action steps for school leaders to improve the student experience, calling out specific equity implications in every section to give these issues priority in planning.

March 2019 | Living and Learning Well: A grown-ups guide to using technology with young children
Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Common Sense Media

This guide, based on surveys and conversations with thousands of parents and educators, is filled with research-based tips, information and resources to give families, educators and other grown-ups the support they need to guide children safely while embracing today’s digital world.

March 2019 | Postsecondary Governance Structures
Education Commission of the States

This data visualization resource from Education Commission of the States provides top-level story lines about aspects of the varied and complex postsecondary governance landscapes in each state and the District of Columbia.

March 2019 | The Science of Early Learning
Deans for Impact

This report summarizes current cognitive-science research related to how young children — from birth to age eight — develop skills across three domains: agency, literacy, and numeracy.