For the Child Find ACCESS project, SRI Education is implementing a community-based, tailored approach to improving child find systems.
Early childhood learning and development
The PDG B-5 TA Center delivers technical assistance to support states in building, enhancing, and expanding birth through age 5 mixed delivery systems and high-quality early childhood programs and services.
SRI and its partner are building on a groundbreaking scientific study of how public media materials can help low-income preschoolers develop key early literacy, math, and science skills. Since 2006, SRI and the Education Development Center have been measuring the impact of the U.S. Department of Education’s Ready To Learn transmedia program on young children’s literacy, math, and science skills. […]
SRI Education awarded contract from Office of Child Care to operate the National Technical Assistance Center for Preschool Development Grants Birth Through Five
SRI International has been awarded a contract from the Office of Child Care (OCC) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, to operate the National Technical Assistance Center for Preschool Development Grants Birth Through Five (NCPDG B-5). The new technical assistance (TA) center will support the work […]
Summary SRI Education designed and launched a 4-year comprehensive evaluation of the implementation and impact of Virginia’s state preschool program called the Virginia Preschool Initiative Plus (VPI+) from 2015 –19. Funded by the federal Preschool Development Grant, VPI+ sought to increase access to high-quality early learning environments and improve school readiness skills for 4-year old […]
New Study from EDC and SRI International Demonstrates Positive Effects of PBS KIDS Digital Media on Young Children’s Science and Engineering Learning
WALTHAM, MA, AND MENLO PARK, CA, NOV. 7, 2019—Education Development Center (EDC) and SRI International (SRI) announced the release of their new study Early Science and Engineering: The Impact of The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! on Learning. The study’s goal was to understand the extent to which providing access to media resources focused on critical science […]