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Update: Quality indicators for Pre-K

This morning I had the opportunity to attend a demonstration of a new assessment tool for Pre-K developed by the AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation , hosted by the Fight for Children and the Early Childhood Academy Public Charter School. The new tool is called Quality Indicators and grew out of work done by AppleTree under a federal grant from...

D.C.'s AppleTree Institute wins federal i3 grant

O ne of our goals with "Little Citizens, Big Issues" is to showcase diverse voices and viewpoints from the community on issues affecting young children in the District. This post is by Jack McCarthy, managing director of AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation . News from the US Department of Education's Investing in Innovation, or "i3" competition, leaked out on inadvertently...