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White Papers and Reports

Beyond "Subprime Learning": Accelerating Progress in Early Education - New America Foundation - July 2014

Public Libraries in the United States Report - IMLS - June 2014

Using Early Childhood Education to Bridge the Digital Divide - Rand Corporation - 2014

Prepare Teachers for Deeper Learning  - Digital Promise and Getting Smart - April 2014

Teachers Know Best: What Educators Want from Digital Instructional Tools - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - April 2014

Chatting with Kids About Being Online - - January 2014

PreK-3rd Grade Digital Learning Alignment to Framework - AWE, Inc. - Pierre M. Geurts - December 2013

How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities - Pew Internet - December 2013

Zero to Eight: Children's Media Use in America - Common Sense Media - Fall 2013

Growing Young Minds: How Museums and Libraries Create Lifelong Learners - IMLS Report - June 2013

Parents, Children, Libraries, and Reading - Pew Research Center - May 2013

The Path to Lifelong Success begins with P-3 - Kristie Kauerz - March 2013

Framework for Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating PreK-3rd Grade Approaches - Kristie Kauerz and Julia Coffman

AWE's Early Literacy Stations' impact on circulation increase of children's books - Greenwood-Leflore Public Library - 2013. Summary: In the first six months of having these computers, the number of books checked out by children increased by 36%, and the number of books checked out for the year increased by a total of 33%. 

Children's Services at Public Libraries: A Port in the Storm - Urban Institute Metro Trends - 2012

A Framework for Quality in Digital Media for Young Children: Considerations for Parents, Educators, and Media Creators - Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at St. Vincent College - 2012

Blended Learning Partnerships for Community-based Organizations - Michael Robbins, Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education - 2011