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Divisions had to consider how students would access curriculum when not in the school building, how teachers would provide instruction to remote students, and whether teachers would be responsible for teaching students both in-person and remotely.

The 2021 Virginia School Survey of Climate and Working Conditions asked teachers and their aides to indicate their degree of agreement with nine statements to gauge how much instructional agency they had within their classroom.

The 2021 Virginia School Survey of Climate and Working Conditions asked school employees and students following COVID-19 closures, and recent changes in working conditions and school climate. In total, 101,691 educators and 102,519 students responded.

In this report, we present information about a newly developed, comprehensive, and integrated curriculum, STREAMin3, and findings from a pilot evaluation of this curriculum. STREAMin3 was designed for educators’ use in group-based settings serving children from birth to age five.

As part of a research-policy partnership, we conducted the first randomized controlled trial testing the impacts of financial incentives on teacher turnover in ECE settings.

Since 2019, Virginia has been piloting the Teacher Recognition Program (TRP), a financial incentive program aimed at supporting early educators and reducing turnover.

This report describes teacher turnover over an eight-month period in a sample of over 1,000 Virginia child care teachers.

This report describes child care leaders’ staffing challenges during the COVID pandemic using data from a Fall 2020 survey of 262 Virginia child care leaders.