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Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2017
This resource was prepared for a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) State in response to a request for examples of States that support local Early Learning Councils. Local Early Learning Councils are public-private partnerships that work to align and strengthen a comprehensive early childhood system and to coordinate funding coming…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2016
This resource was prepared in response to a request for information from a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) State about how other States are using a Shared Services strategy to support their child care providers, in particular family child care providers. By sharing common management, professional development, and infrastructure…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Child Care, Family Role
McGuinn, Patrick – Center for American Progress, 2012
The Obama administration's Race to the Top competitive grant program initiated an unprecedented wave of state teacher-evaluation reform across the country. To date, most of the scholarly analysis of this activity has focused on the design of the evaluation instruments or the implementation of the new evaluations by districts and schools. But…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Grants, School Districts, Expertise
Harvard Family Research Project, 2012
In 2011, the U.S. Department of Education invited states to apply for the Race to the Top--Early Learning Challenge (RTTT-ELC) to help states' efforts in supporting young children and their families through the development of more unified early learning systems, better information sharing among educators, and an increase in access to quality early…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Journal Articles, Grants, Resource Materials
Evans, Meg – Innosight Institute, 2012
The top priority for the U.S. Department of Education's new Race to the Top-District (RTT-D) competition is to create personalized-learning environments to bolster student achievement: "Absolute Priority 1: Personalized Learning Environments. To meet this priority, an applicant must coherently and comprehensively address how it will build on…
Descriptors: Guides, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Competition