News and Events.
- The First Five Years Fund released a new report titled “FFYF Analyzed Years of Polling and Found Unwavering Support for Greater Investment in ECE”.
- The Data Quality Campaign released the results of a new poll titled “What Parents and Teachers Think About Education Data”.
- The Future of Privacy Forum released a publication titled “Parents: Raise Your Hand and Ask Schools How They Protect Student Data”.
- Partner Elliot Regenstein provides insight to Early Childhood Care and Education Commission
- The National School Boards Association released a guide titled “Fostering Safer Schools: A Legal Guide for School Board Members on School Safety”.
- Alex Perry joins Foresight, where he will continue leading the work of the College in High School Alliance.
- The Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness finalized a report on the status of Oklahoma’s efforts to strengthen its early childhood data systems. The report, titled “Oklahoma Early Childhood Integrated Data System: Summary of Stakeholder Feedback and Proposed Next Steps,” was written by Foresight Law + Policy Partner Elliot Regenstein with Jonathan Furr.
- EdScoop names Foresight partner among 25 edtech heroes.
- Tuesday, November 13 (3pm ET) – The National Association of State Boards of Education is hosting a webinar titled “What the Midterm Election Results Will Mean for State Boards”. Join NASBE’s Kris Amundson and Abigail Potts, along with Reg Leichty of Foresight Law + Policy, to discuss the election’s impact on federal and state education policymaking and forecast what issues are likely to top state board agendas in 2019. Register here.
- Monday, November 19 (1pm ET) – Child Trends is hosting a webinar with KIDS COUNT titled “Using Integrated Data to Answer Critical Policy Questions: Lessons Learned in Three States”. The webinar will include lessons learned and recommendations from a new report released by the Early Childhood Data Collaborative. The webinar will feature the KIDS COUNT organizations highlighted in the report – Mississippi, Minnesota, and Rhode Island. They each will share their successes and challenges partnering with state agencies to answer questions about children’s access to child care and other social services; the relationship between early health and kindergarten readiness; and participation rates for children of color in public assistance programs. Register here.