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October 2021

Head Start to Kindergarten Transitions: Research Summary

Report Stacy B. Ehrlich, Kyle DeMeo Cook, Dana Thomson, Kristie Kauerz, Mitchell R. Barrows, Tamara Halle, Molly F. Gordon, Margaret Soli, Andrew Schaper, Sarah Her, Gabriella Guerra Office of Planning, Research, & Evaluation (OPRE)
June 2021

A Path to Equity: From Expanded Pre-Kindergarten Access to Success in Elementary School

Report Maia Connors, Stacy Ehrlich,Amanda Stein, John Francis, John Easton, Sarah Kabourek Start Early, NORC at the University of Chicago, University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
June 2021

Transition to Kindergarten: Findings from Recent Research

Report Kristie Kauerz, Andrew Schaper National P-3 Center
November 2019

Framework for Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating P-3 Approaches

Report Kristie Kauerz and Julia Coffman National P-3 Center
September 2019

Using Local, State, and Federal Dollars to Improve Pre-K to K Transitions

Report Laura Bornfreund, Danielle Ewen, Davida McDonald New America
September 2019

Moving into Kindergarten: How Schools and Districts are Connecting the Steps for Children and Families

Report Aaron Loewenberg New America
July 2019

Teachers, Schools, and Pre-K Effect Persistence: An Examination of the Sustaining Environment Hypothesis

Report Francis Pearman, Matthew Springer, Mark Lipsey, Mark Lachowicz, Dale Farran, Walker Swain Annenberg Institute at Brown University
December 2018

Fostering Pre-K to Elementary Alignment and Continuity in Mathematics in Urban School Districts: Challenges and Possibilities

Case Study Cynthia E. Coburn, Kelly McMahon, Graciela Borsato, Abigal Stein, Natalie Jou, Seenae Chong, Rebekah LeMahieu, Megan Franke, Sonia Ibarra, Deborah Stipek Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), DREME Network
November 2018

How the Opportunity Gap in K-3 Teaching Is Failing Our Students

Report Bridget Hamre Teachstone
August 2018

Effects of Sustained Quality in PreK, Kindergarten and First Grade in Dallas ISD

Report Annie Wright, Dylan Farmer, and Yusuf Kara Center on Research and Evaluation at SMU
July 2017

Connecting the Steps: State Strategies to Ease the Transition from Pre-K to Kindergarten

Report Aaron Loewenberg New America
April 2017

The Current State of Scientific Knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten Effects

Report Deborah Phillips, Mark Lipsey, Kenneth Dodge, Ron Haskins, Daphna Bassok, Margaret Burchinal, Greg Duncan, Mark Dynarski, Katherine Magnuson, Christina Weiland Brookings and Duke University
May 2016

Connecting Pre-K and the Early Grades: Principals on Transitions

Report Laura Bornfreund New America
January 2016

Promoting Seamless Transitions from Preschool to Kindergarten and Beyond

Report Annenberg Institute for School Reform
December 2014

Planning the Transition to Kindergarten: Collaborations, Connections, and Six Steps to Success

Report The National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning (NCQTL)
January 2013

Financiers, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs for Young Children: Comprehensive Birth-through-age-8 Community Strategies

Report Kristie Kauerz National P-3 Center
April 2011

PK-3: What Does it Mean for Instruction?

Report Deborah Stipek, Doug Clements, Cynthia Coburn, Megan Franke, Dale Farran Society for Research in Child Development
December 2010

Lessons for PreK-3rd from Montgomery County Public Schools

Case Study Geoff Marietta Foundation for Child Development
June 2010

PreK-3rd: Putting Full-Day Kindergarten in the Middle

Report Kristie Kauerz Foundation for Child Development
January 2009

Financing Services for 3- and 4-Year Olds in a PreK-3rd School

Report Richard M. Clifford, Gisele M. Crawford, Helene Stebbins, Stephanie S. Reszka, Barbara Coatney FirstSchool
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