Research Briefs

Research Briefs

McDonald's Workforce Preparedness Study

 

mcdonaldsnews.jpegMcDonald's Workforce Preparedness Study Shows the Importance of Soft Skills Development in First Jobs

 

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New Americans in Los Angeles

 

immigrationsummary.jpgA Snapshot of the Demographic & Economic Contributions of Immigrants Locally

 

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Small Businesses, Big Challenges

 

upskilling.jpgPractices that Support Employee Upskilling

 

 

 

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Preschool Assessments in Los Angeles County

 

preschoolassessment.jpgIn the fall of 2015, Children Now and First 5 LA conducted a survey of L.A. County’s 80 school districts.  To further inform the discussion, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce conducted a complementary Preschool Assessment Survey.

 

 

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My design specs for 21st Century L.A. Schools

By Charles Taylor Kirchner on September 15, 2016

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Charles Taylor Kerchner

 

What I call Learning 2.0 ... is about building a learning infrastructure that is available to every student, public or private, charter or district, extending the schoolhouse into the community and into the home.

 

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Early Education Shortage

Advocates point to severe shortage of early ed care in LA County

EdSource Article; By Fermin Leal | January 31, 2016

 

“We know that when it comes to highest needs kids, nothing combats poverty, nothing combats inequality like early childhood education,” said John Kim, executive director for the Advancement Project.

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