Resources by Type: Reports
Collaboratively written by members of the Ideal Learning Roundtable, the Principles document outlines the core concepts that form the foundation of high-quality ECE, or Ideal Learning.
Comprehensive research on what parents want from early childhood education provides valuable insight on how to align public policies with public expectations.
A study of high-fidelity Montessori public preschool programs shows they are effective at elevating all children’s performance and equalizing outcomes among those who typically do worse in traditional settings.
Read about the work of this select group of developmental early childhood providers.
This report contains the full results of the Parents as Consumers of Early Childhood Education research.
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.
Reference these talking points when discussing the parent research with advocates, policymakers and colleagues.
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.
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.