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Local/State Level Statistics
Online tool through the U.S. Census where you can search for both local, regional, and statewide information.
Local Level Information
Information on Cape Cod Community College. Has their graduation rate, tuition, and most popular programs.
Education Workforce Information & Research
Conducts research and policy solutions to improve early care and education workforce. Support for those in the field of early childhood education and care.
Early Childhood Learning: Evidence-Based Programs
Compilation of evidence-based practices for early childhood education for specific areas such as early literacy, inclusion, school readiness, and resources specifically for children with disabilities.
Out of School Programs: Best Practices
Explanation of evidence-based programming and summary of child trends. Guidelines for what works and doesn’t work in children’s out of school programming.
Published in 2010
Building Social, Emotional, and Language Skills: Evidence Based Resources
Framework for evaluating the quality of social and emotional programs and applies this framework to identify and rate well designed, evidenced based SEL Programs with potential for expansion.
Published in 2013
Local Level Statistics
Information on graduation rates and achievement levels
Statistics and Information
Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States. Also conduct and publish reports on reading, mathematics, and science.
Program descriptions and outlines for early childhood learning with even more links to resources families/teachers can use.
Published in 2017
Out of School Programs: Evidence-Based Practices
Paper: "Afterschool Programs That Follow Evidence-Based Practices to Promote Social and Emotional Development are Effective"
Published in 2015
Increasing Access to High-Quality Childcare
Organizations that works to ensure that children in Massachusetts have access to high-quality early education and become proficient readers by the end of third grade.