September 2019

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

This report describes innovative efforts by schools and districts to ease the transition into kindergarten for families and students, including students without access to an ECE program prior to kindergarten. The paper highlights a range of approaches at different stages of development in schools and districts, highlighting Blue Mountain Early Learning Hub (Northeast Oregon), Multnomah County (Portland, Oregon), Oyler School and Robers Academy (Cincinnati, Ohio), and Altgeld-Riverdale Neighborhood (Chicago, Illinois). The report ends with four recommendations for schools and districts.

Author(s): Aaron Loewenberg Organization: New America
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