Resources by Type: Reports

Parent Research Findings Report

This report contains the full results of the Parents as Consumers of Early Childhood Education research.

Parent Research Summary: Parent Aspirations and Motivations for Early Childhood Education

Parents’ goals, motivations and activities to support their children’s early development are comprehensively documented in the Trust for Learning’s Parents as Consumers research.

Parent Research Talking Points

Reference these talking points when discussing the parent research with advocates, policymakers and colleagues.

Research that Helps Move Us Closer to a World Where Each Child Thrives

Adele Diamond, University of British Columbia, 2015

Schools are curtailing programs in arts, physical exercise, and play to devote more time and resources to academic instruction.

Beyond “Subprime Learning”: Accelerating Progress in Early Education

Laura Bornfreund, et al.
New America Foundation, July 2014

This report is designed to help policy makers as well as teacher preparation programs to clearly see the changes they should make.