Novoa, C., Chen, W., Ferguson, K., Breyer, E., & Spiker, D. (2016). Findings for Itasca County: Evaluation of Minnesota’s Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Access Strategies: Scholarships and Title I PreK Incentives summary for Years 1–3. Menlo Park, CA: SRI International.
This report provides a brief summary of evaluation findings about the implementation and impacts of the Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) Scholarships and Title I PreK Incentives in Itasca County Transformation Zone across the three years of the evaluation (2012–2015). It also summarizes the long-term successes and lessons learned from implementing these two initiatives.