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Education Budget Strategies for Challenging Times: How California School Districts Are Addressing the Silent Recession
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Education Budget Strategies for Challenging Times: How California School Districts Are Addressing...

This paper describes how districts throughout California are addressing these financial challenges. The paper draws from research literature and interviews with business leaders from school ...
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Scale-Up: Study of Four States
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Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative Scale-Up: Study of Four States

This report documents how four states have scaled-up the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, summarizes lessons learned from implementation, and presents key findings that can inform ...
Math in Common #14, Incremental Shifts in Classroom Practice: Supporting Implementation of the Common Core State Standards - Mathematics
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Math in Common #14: Incremental Shifts in Classroom Practice: Supporting Implementation of the...

This report draws on qualitative data to present five cases describing shifts in classroom practice related to Common Core State Standards in Mathematics.

Early Childhood Development & Learning

Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional & Social Style (BABES) Toolkit
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Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional & Social Style (BABES) Toolkit: Intervention...

The BABES Toolkit assists early childhood professionals to identify, and to help families address, areas in which their infants and toddlers may be exhibiting challenging behavior.
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Including Relationship-Based Care Practices in Infant-Toddler Care: Implications for Practice and...

This brief describes the practices and provides the research to support relationship-based infant and toddler care.
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Incorporating Early Learning Strategies in the School Improvement Grants (SIG) Program: How Three...

This resource examines case studies of schools that used SIG funds to implement early learning strategies.