Early Elementary Grades Matter
High-quality and developmentally-appropriate educational practices in kindergarten through third grade help children acquire the academic and non-academic skills which can lead to success later in school and in life. State policies and school leadership are essential for ensuring the foundational years of public schooling (K-3) sets students on a path to success.
- Learn more! See K-3 Policymakers' Guide to Action: Making the early years count