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EdPrepLab works within states, connecting policymakers with regional Network members to develop learning communities that foster timely and relevant policy and practice discussions. EdPrepLab also works across states, engaging with national organizations to develop a framework for moving educator preparation forward to better reflect the science of learning and development.  EdPrepLab provides decision makers and policy influencers with cutting-edge research, best practices, and tools and resources, as well as guidance for adopting licensing and accreditation standards, assessments, and processes that support preparation for deeper learning and equity.

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Preparing Transitional Kindergarten to 3rd Grade Educators Through Teacher Residencies

This brief from the Learning Policy Institute and EdPrepLab describes two early childhood residency programs in California—Fresno’s Teacher Residency Program and UCLA’s IMPACT program—to help inform the development of strong early learning–focused residencies.

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Policy Brief

Principals’ Perspectives on Policy: What Education Leaders Seek Through Policy

In this third brief in the Leaders We Need Now series from the American Institutes for Research and WestEd, researchers identified five policy actions that they believed policymakers should consider when determining their education policy agendas.