The Big Lift is a preschool-third grade early learning initiative in San Mateo County, California. This report provides descriptive analyses of participation in Big Lift programs along with measures of kindergarten-readiness at school entry.
Hawaii's “preschool to third-grade” initiative significantly improved third-grade reading scores. The P-3 approach is a promising education reform that should be considered by those seeking to improve early education performance.
A relatively new approach to improving long-term educational outcomes, called “preschool to third grade,” or P-3, focuses on the youngest students. Hawaii's recent initiative has been successful at raising third-grade reading scores.
The P-3 education reform movement aims to improve students' kindergarten readiness and sustain high-quality early education experiences through elementary school. Hawai'i's P-3 initiative aimed to have every child reading at grade level by third grade. How well did it work?
To succeed in school, a child’s ethnic background and immigrant status are not important. Education level of a child’s mother and neighborhood poverty best predict success, according to a study of Los Angeles kids.