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Envisioning a Digital Age Architecture for Early Education

  • By
  • Lisa Guernsey,
  • New America Foundation
March 26, 2014

The young children of today will soon grow into the middle-schoolers of the next decade, the high school graduates of the late 2020s, and the citizens and workforce of the future.

The Weekly Wonk: The World’s Most Deceptive Numbers

February 20, 2014

Unlike a classic Hitchcock film, our 1950s-era measurements for progress haven't aged well. Numbers like GDP, consumer price index and the jobless rate “obscure more than they illuminate,” economist Zachary Karabell tells Slaughter, exploring the argument in his new book, The Leading Indicators.


A Cautionary Tale of Pediatricians, Parents, and Facebook

  • By
  • Lisa Guernsey,
  • New America Foundation
February 19, 2014 |

The Weekly Wonk: State of the Union, Remixed

January 30, 2014
Wondering what to make of President Obama's 2014 State of the Union? Listen to our new SOTU track, a mashup of the president’s sound bites and policy analyst reactions to his biggest lines. You'll hear the voices of Lisa Guernsey, Director of the Early Education Initiative; Lina Khan, Policy Analyst with the Markets, Enterprise and Resiliency Initiative; Justin King, Policy Director for the Asset Building Program; Alex Holt, Program Associate for the Education Policy Program; and Bailey Cahall, Policy Analyst for the National Security Program.

Barack Obama Battles A Sense Of Drift On State Of The Union Goals | Financial Times

January 27, 2014

To boost poor US workers, the president proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour from $7.25 and included the increase in a White House budget. But he was unable to secure its passage.

He vowed to work with states to introduce "high-quality" universal pre-school education. But Lisa Guernsey, an education expert at the New America Foundation, says pre-school became a casualty of bigger fiscal conflicts.

State Of The Union Goals Often Fall Short | Los Angeles Times

January 26, 2014

"I was happy to see they at least had some sort of plan for paying for this. It was in itself a bold statement," said Lisa Guernsey, director of the early education initiative at the New America Foundation. "But in reality the idea of raising a tax to pay for this was met with a lot of silence."

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Do Tablets Teach? Parents See Mobile Devices As Underachievers, Study Finds. | Christian Science Monitor

January 24, 2014

But Lisa Guernsey, director of the New America Foundation's Early Education Initiative and author of a book about screen time and young children, says the report is a good first step – at the very least, a way to get parents and educators talking about ...

Subprime Learning: Opportunities for Young Children Stagnated After Great Recession, Report Finds

January 21, 2014

In the past five years, pre-K enrollments in the United States have not substantially increased, high-quality affordable child care remains rare, kindergarten expansion has been virtually ignored, and a greater number of parents are struggling to support their families, according to a first-of-its-kind review released today by public policy institute New America.

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