October 2019

Building the Case for Culturally Specific P-3 Strategies in Oregon: Listening to Voices From the Field

Equity is at the heart of P-3 efforts. In Oregon’s P-3 work, there are intentional efforts to align early learning, K-12, and Culturally Sustaining Organizations (CSOs). CSOs are uniquely poised and expertly prepared to meet the needs of communities of color while helping Oregon achieve its goals for reducing disparities in kindergarten readiness and other educational outcomes. This report highlights this work.

Author(s): Callie H. Lambarth, Amanda Cross-Hemmer, Lorelei Mitchell, Beth L. Green, Kate Normand Organization: Center for Improvement of Child & Family Services at Portland State University
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