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Waterman Irwin, Clare; Gallo, Audrey – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
In an effort to increase access to high-quality prekindergarten (preK) programs for all young children in Vermont, the state passed universal preK legislation in 2014 (Act 166). All 3- and 4-year-olds have access to 10 hours a week of state-funded preK through a mixed-delivery system of public school and private programs. Families can enroll their…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Equal Education, Validated Programs, Access to Education
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
These are the appendixes for the report, "Characteristics of Approved Universal Prekindergarten Programs in Vermont in 2018/19." In an effort to increase access to high-quality prekindergarten (preK) programs for all young children in Vermont, the state passed universal preK legislation in 2014 (Act 166). All 3- and 4-year-olds have…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Equal Education, Validated Programs, Access to Education
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2021
In efforts to better understand program availability, quality, and characteristics related to family choice among universal prekindergarten (preK) programs in Vermont, this study examined the characteristics of approved preK programs overall, public school and private programs separately, and programs in local education agencies with different…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Equal Education, Validated Programs, Access to Education
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Cook, Kyle DeMeo; Irwin, Clare W.; Gallo, Audrey – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the enrollment patterns in Vermont's universal, mixed-delivery prekindergarten (preK) program and the child characteristics associated with the likelihood of being enrolled in different program types. This study describes the characteristics of children enrolled in universal preK programs in 2016/17, which…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Preschool Education, Access to Education, Preschool Children
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DeMeo Cook, K.; Irwin, C. W.; Gallo, A. – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
Vermont passed universal prekindergarten (preK) legislation in 2014 (Act 166) in an effort to increase access to quality preK programs for all young children in the state. Act 166 provides state funded preK to all olds (and to 5 year olds who are not eligible for kindergarten). Families can enroll their children at no cost in any prequalified preK…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Preschool Education, Access to Education, Preschool Children
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
Vermont passed universal prekindergarten (preK) legislation in 2014 (Act 166) in an effort to increase access to high-quality preK programs for all young children in the state. Act 166 provides state-funded preK to all 3- and 4-year-olds (and to 5-year-olds who are not eligible for kindergarten). Families can enroll their children at no cost in…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Preschool Education, Access to Education, Preschool Children
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Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2020
These are the appendixes for the report "Enrollment Rates of Children in Universal Prekindergarten Programs in Vermont in 2016/17. REL 2020-015." The purpose of this study was to examine the enrollment patterns in Vermont's universal, mixed-delivery prekindergarten (preK) program and the child characteristics associated with the…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Preschool Education, Access to Education, Preschool Children
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Kirk, Walters; Smith, Toni M.; Ford, Jennifer; Scheopner Torres, Aubrey – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
This study describes key challenges and necessary supports related to implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) identified by rural math educators in the Northeast. The research team interviewed state and district math coordinators and surveyed teachers in Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont, to assess their…
Descriptors: State Standards, Mathematics Instruction, Rural Education, Mathematics Teachers
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Kochanek, Julie Reed; Lacireno-Paquet, Natalie; Carey, Rebecca – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
This report describes the approach that REL Northeast and Islands (REL-NEI) used to guide its eight research alliances toward collaboratively identifying a shared research agenda. A key feature of their approach was a two-workshop series, during which alliance members created a set of research questions on a shared topic of education policy and/or…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Agenda Setting, Workshops, Facilitators (Individuals)
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Walters, Kirk; Torres, Aubrey Scheopner; Smith, Toni; Ford, Jennifer – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
This study describes key challenges and necessary supports related to implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) identified by rural math educators in the Northeast. The research team interviewed state and district math coordinators and surveyed teachers in Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont, to assess their…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Mathematics Instruction, State Standards, Mathematics Teachers
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Lacireno-Paquet, Natalie; Bocala, Candice; Fronius, Trevor; Phillips, Dave – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2012
This study describes the characteristics and experiences of beginning public school teachers in the Northeast and Islands Region states and compares them with the characteristics and experiences of beginning teachers nationally using data from the 2007/08 Schools and Staffing Survey. This study uses data from the 2007/08 Schools and Staffing…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Experience, Preservice Teacher Education
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Lacireno-Paquet, Natalie; Bocala, Candice; Fronius, Trevor; Phillips, Dave – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2012
This summary describes a study that examines characteristics and experiences of beginning public school teachers in the Northeast and Islands Region states and compares them with the characteristics and experiences of beginning teachers nationally using data from the 2007/08 Schools and Staffing Survey. This study uses data from the 2007/08…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Experience, Preservice Teacher Education
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Louie, Josephine; Sanchez, Maria Teresa; North, Charlotte; Cazabon, Mary; Melo, Daniel; Kagle, Melissa – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2011
This study examines two state-supported formative assessment initiatives that promote a consensus definition of formative assessment endorsed by the Council of Chief State School Officers. It describes the primary components of the two initiatives and the strategies that state, district, and school leaders report using to support implementation of…
Descriptors: Expertise, State Schools, Formative Evaluation, State Departments of Education
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Louie, Josephine; Sanchez, Maria Teresa; North, Charlotte; Cazabon, Mary; Melo, Daniel; Kagle, Melissa – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2011
This study examines two state-supported formative assessment initiatives that promote a consensus definition of formative assessment endorsed by the Council of Chief State School Officers. It describes the primary components of the two initiatives and the strategies that state, district, and school leaders report using to support implementation of…
Descriptors: Expertise, State Schools, Formative Evaluation, State Departments of Education
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Parker, Caroline E.; Louie, Josephine; O'Dwyer, Laura – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2009
Using assessment results for 5th and 8th grade English language learner students in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, the report finds that the English language domains of reading and writing (as measured by a proficiency assessment) are significant predictors of performance on reading, writing, and mathematics assessments and that the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency, Grade 5
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